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Communication vs. Correspondence

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  • Communication (noun)

    The act or fact of communicating anything; transmission.

    "communication of smallpox"

    "communication of a secret"

  • Communication (noun)

    The concept or state of exchanging data or information between entities.

    "Some say that communication is a necessary prerequisite for sentience; others say that it is a result thereof."

    "The node had established communication with the network, but had as yet sent no data."

  • Communication (noun)

    A message; the essential data transferred in an act of communication.

    "Surveillance was accomplished by means of intercepting the spies' communications."

  • Communication (noun)

    The body of all data transferred to one or both parties during an act of communication.

    "The subpoena required that the company document their communication with the plaintiff."

  • Communication (noun)

    An instance of information transfer; a conversation or discourse.

    "The professors' communications consisted of lively discussions via email."

  • Communication (noun)

    A passageway or opening between two locations; connection.

    "A round archway at the far end of the hallway provided communication to the main chamber."

  • Communication (noun)

    A cavities.

  • Communication (noun)

    Association; company.

  • Communication (noun)

    Participation in Holy Communion.

  • Communication (noun)

    A trope by which a speaker assumes that his hearer is a partner in his sentiments, and says "we" instead of "I" or "you".

  • Correspondence (noun)

    Friendly discussion.

  • Correspondence (noun)

    Reciprocal exchange of civilities, especially conversation between persons by means of letters.

  • Correspondence (noun)

    An agreement of situations or objects with an expected outcome.

  • Correspondence (noun)

    Newspaper or news stories, generally.

  • Correspondence (noun)

    A postal or other written communication.

  • Correspondence (noun)

    Postal or other written communications.

  • Correspondence (noun)

    A relation.

  • Correspondence (noun)

    According to Swedenborg, a relationship of similarity between physical and spiritual things, such as that of light to wisdom, or warmth to love.

Wiktionary
  • Communication (noun)

    The act or fact of communicating; as, communication of smallpox; communication of a secret.

  • Communication (noun)

    Intercourse by words, letters, or messages; interchange of thoughts or opinions, by conference or other means; conference; correspondence.

  • Communication (noun)

    Association; company.

  • Communication (noun)

    Means of communicating; means of passing from place to place; a connecting passage; connection.

  • Communication (noun)

    That which is communicated or imparted; intelligence; news; a verbal or written message.

  • Communication (noun)

    Participation in the Lord's supper.

  • Communication (noun)

    A trope, by which a speaker assumes that his hearer is a partner in his sentiments, and says we, instead of I or you.

  • Correspondence (noun)

    Friendly intercourse; reciprocal exchange of civilities; especially, intercourse between persons by means of letters.

  • Correspondence (noun)

    The letters which pass between correspondents.

  • Correspondence (noun)

    Mutual adaptation, relation, or agreement, of one thing to another; agreement; congruity; fitness; relation.

Webster Dictionary
  • Communication (noun)

    the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information;

    "they could not act without official communication from Moscow"

  • Communication (noun)

    something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups

  • Communication (noun)

    a connection allowing access between persons or places;

    "how many lines of communication can there be among four people?"

    "a secret passageway provided communication between the two rooms"

  • Correspondence (noun)

    communication by the exchange of letters

  • Correspondence (noun)

    compatibility of observations;

    "there was no agreement between theory and measurement"

    "the results of two tests were in correspondence"

  • Correspondence (noun)

    the relation of correspondence in degree or size or amount

  • Correspondence (noun)

    a function such that for every element of one set there is a unique element of another set

  • Correspondence (noun)

    communication by exchange of letters

  • Correspondence (noun)

    (mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact correspondence of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane

  • Correspondence (noun)

    similarity by virtue of correspondence

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