Correspondence vs. Correspondents - What's the difference?

Wiktionary

  • 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.

  • Correspondents (noun)

    plural of correspondent

Webster Dictionary

  • 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.

Princeton's WordNet

  • 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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