## correspondence vs correspondance

correspondence correspondance

### Definitions

• 1) set theory, countable Another name for a relation.
• 2) uncountable Reciprocal exchange of civilities, especially conversation between persons by means of letters.
• 3) uncountable Postal or other written communications.
• 4) uncountable Newspaper or news stories, generally.
• 5) uncountable Friendly discussion.
• 6) uncountable An agreement of situations or objects with an expected outcome.
• 7) The act, fact, or state of agreeing or conforming.
• 8) Communication by the exchange of letters, e-mails, or other forms of written messages.
• 9) A similarity, connection, or equivalence.
• 10) The messages sent or received.
• 11) The letters which pass between correspondents.
• 12) Friendly intercourse; reciprocal exchange of civilities; especially, intercourse between persons by means of letters.
• 13) Mutual adaptation, relation, or agreement, of one thing to another; agreement; congruity; fitness; relation.
• 14) communication by the exchange of letters
• 15) compatibility of observations
• 16) the relation of corresponding in degree or size or amount
• 17) A relation of conformableness or congruity; the state of being adapted or reciprocally related in form or character; a condition of agreement or relative fitness.
• 18) In mathematics, a mode of relation by which each individual of one set is related to a definite number of individuals of another (or the same) set, and a definite number of individuals of the first set is related to each individual of the second set. If M is the first number and N the second, the relation is said to be an N to M correspondence.
• 19) Intercourse between persons at a distance by means of letters sent and answers received.
• 20) A relation of parallelism, or similarity in position and relation. See correspondent, a., 1, and correspond, 1.
• 21) Hence The letters which pass between correspondents: as, the correspondence of Goethe and Schiller is published.
• 22) That which corresponds to something else; one of a pair or series that is complementary to another or others.
• 23) Friendly intercourse; reciprocal exchange of offices or civilities; social relation.

### Examples

• 1) Muttering how far behind he was with correspondence he moved towards his study.
• 2) Danlo had a feeling that he should pay close attention to this correspondence.
• 3) By pure chance, Jo said, carefully avoiding my gaze, my name entered the correspondence.
• 4) An actual response from the Pope after a lifetime of devoted correspondence.
• 5) ‘Metaphorical extension does, however, presuppose the recognition of similarities, or correspondences, between the source and the target domains.’
• 6) ‘Some close correspondences can be found between the rhetoric of Robinson and that of Cicero and, to an even greater extent, Quintilian.’
• 7) ‘So I wasn't satisfied with just noting a few close correspondences.’
• 8) ‘But don't look for one on one comparisons: Loki is not the same as Mercury but they do share similar correspondences.’
• 9) ‘Today, these parallels are known not to be exact correspondences, but the links between development and evolution remain an area of active research.’
• 10) ‘Roughly, one measures everything with a ruler and compass and sets things up according to strict astrological correspondences.’
• 11) ‘They have no vertical or horizontal correspondences.’
• 12) ‘Of course one-to-one correspondences would detract from the richness of the book.’
• 13) ‘And it is fun noticing all the odd little correspondences between stories.’
• 14) ‘We don't usually divide it into vertical levels, and no particular distinction is made in terms of correspondences depending on depth.’
• 15) ‘Since the genes are conserved, we can map correspondences between them within a lineage and in comparison with other lineages.’
• 16) ‘Write down the correspondences for all these individual items so you can see interconnectedness between everything.’
• 17) ‘Furthermore, their neurological commonalities make the previous psychological correspondences more meaningful.’
• 18) ‘Whereas the correspondences between the drawing and the reflected face are not as conclusive, they are not altogether implausible.’
• 19) ‘Rapport seeks to show the correspondences between literature (the English novel, anyway) and anthropology.’
• 20) ‘I know I couldn't have possibly touched on all references or correspondences and it would be great to know what others think of what I have here, what they might add or dispute.’
• 21) ‘Unique correspondences are identified for eight chromosomes.’
• 22) ‘Thus, if there were no adaptive value in maintaining these correspondences, then they could diverge during evolution.’
• 23) ‘In so doing, he relied on the theory of correspondences to explain how gains in the material sphere might parallel those in the celestial.’
• 24) ‘Campbell has also proposed that the conceptual correspondences between multiplication and division facts are utilized by adults.’
• 25) ‘He also reads the Limerick Leader and is in regular correspondence with cousins and neighbours in Ballingrane.’
• 26) ‘The two associations were in correspondence with one another and exchanged printed minutes.’
• 27) ‘They could suggest only that there would be direct correspondence with the President.’
• 28) ‘These problems have prompted the accounting officer to warn against detailed correspondence with schools in the future.’
• 29) ‘From conversation and correspondence with party members, a peculiar picture emerges.’
• 30) ‘In addition, there has been no correspondence with the various councils concerning uplifting the game's standard.’
• 31) ‘I resolve to maintain more constant correspondence with my friend Amanda.’
• 32) ‘Five years ago the federal government determined after correspondence with these people that we had no legal obligation.’
• 33) ‘In the course of correspondence with an Aussie bloke, I was asked about my experiences in caring for emus.’
• 34) ‘And there is a diversity of opinion among them, and I've been in correspondence with a couple of them.’
• 35) ‘As to Wales, I was in brief correspondence with a friend today and don't think I can say it better here.’
• 36) ‘Since then they have been in correspondence with the school.’
• 37) ‘We've had correspondence with Natalie and Jamie and I've spoken to them.’
• 38) ‘This was due to a staff shortage which consequently resulted in delayed correspondence with members of the public.’
• 39) ‘We would urge people not to take up correspondence with these people.’
• 40) ‘I really do not have the time to enter into further correspondence with the RAC over this matter.’
• 41) ‘I am very sorry, but I am unable to indulge in protracted correspondence with you.’
• 42) ‘Also I have had detailed correspondence with the chief executive of the county council.’
• 43) ‘The correspondence with Duchas and your work with the County Council are positive approaches.’
• 44) ‘Paul kept up his weekly correspondence with Kate until her condition made it impossible for her to write back to him.’
• 45) ‘So I sent back a letter asking for all future correspondence to be sent direct to me.’
• 46) ‘I sent to your Honour some copies of correspondence that was received and sent overnight.’
• 47) ‘I have received correspondence from the Department that indicates the need for the supplement is acknowledged.’
• 48) ‘Many of the others had simply disappeared and in many cases correspondence sent to their given addresses had been returned.’
• 49) ‘File any correspondence sent to you with the Companies Registration Office.’
• 50) ‘But she recently received correspondence telling her she had a half-sister in Australia.’
• 51) ‘Although I received correspondence from the housing office nothing has been done.’
• 52) ‘Use a postal method that proves that your correspondence was received.’
• 53) ‘The correspondence was sent back and no copy was kept on the department's file.’
• 54) ‘May I read a piece of correspondence I recently received?’
• 55) ‘The bakeries received correspondence late yesterday informing them that they should stop all supplies to schools.’
• 56) ‘Well I haven't received one piece of correspondence to corroborate that fear.’
• 57) ‘I did not receive instructions to write that nor would my client have been aware that I had written it as I did not send him copies of correspondence.’
• 58) ‘Please be certain to provide your manuscript number when sending us correspondence.’
• 59) ‘At the beginning of this year, I received correspondence from my editor in the United States.’
• 60) ‘Make copies of all correspondence you send and keep those records for at least seven years.’
• 61) ‘His general practice in such cases was to telephone the firm in question telling them not to send correspondence to him and to destroy it.’
• 62) ‘I am disappointed that the National Party does not seem to take any notice of correspondence sent to it.’
• 63) ‘When he received that correspondence, it appeared to have been opened.’
• 64) ‘His correspondence with Galileo includes at least 112 letters.’
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