corresponder

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

correspond +‎ -er

NounEdit

corresponder (plural corresponders)

  1. One who corresponds, or writes letters.

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin correspondēre.

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ko.ʁes.põˈde(ʁ)/ [ko.hes.põˈde(h)]

  • Hyphenation: cor‧res‧pon‧der

VerbEdit

corresponder (first-person singular present correspondo, first-person singular preterite correspondi, past participle correspondido)

  1. to correspond, match
  2. to be proportional
  3. to be equivalent (to)
  4. to be suitable

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Medieval Latin correspondeō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /koresponˈdeɾ/, [ko.res.põn̪ˈd̪eɾ]
  • Hyphenation: cor‧res‧pon‧der

VerbEdit

corresponder (first-person singular present correspondo, first-person singular preterite correspondí, past participle correspondido)

  1. (intransitive, with a) to correspond to (be similar in character, quantity, quality, origin, structure, function etc.)
    Desde punto de vista gramatical, varios usos del infinitivo español corresponden con frecuencia a casos en que se emplearía el gerundio en inglés.
    From a grammatical perspective, several uses of the Spanish infinitive frequently correspond to cases in which the gerund would be used in English.
  2. (transitive) to respond to
    • 2017 July 13, “[FOTOS] La relación de amabilidad y desconfianza entre Trump y Macron”, in El Comercio[1]:
      Durante su primer encuentro con Macron, en la cumbre de la OTAN en Bruselas el 25 de mayo, pudo constatar que el presidente más joven de la historia de Francia supo corresponderle.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  3. (transitive) to love to one's back, return someone's love
  4. (intransitive) to reciprocate (to love somebody in response)
  5. to behoove, to be suitable
  6. to reward

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