Definition of Correspondent

1. Noun. Someone who communicates by means of letters.

Exact synonyms: Letter Writer
Generic synonyms: Communicator
Specialized synonyms: Pen Pal, Pen-friend
Derivative terms: Correspond

2. Adjective. Similar or equivalent in some respects though otherwise dissimilar. "Salmon roe is marketed as analogous to caviar"

3. Noun. A journalist employed to provide news stories for newspapers or broadcast media.
Exact synonyms: Newspaperman, Newspaperwoman, Newswriter, Pressman
Specialized synonyms: Foreign Correspondent, War Correspondent
Generic synonyms: Journalist

Definition of Correspondent

1. a. Suitable; adapted; fit; corresponding; congruous; conformable; in accord or agreement; obedient; willing.

2. n. One with whom intercourse is carried on by letter.

Definition of Correspondent

1. Adjective. Corresponding. ¹

2. Adjective. (context: with to or with) Conforming. ¹

3. Noun. Someone who or something which corresponds. ¹

4. Noun. A journalist who sends reports to his newspaper or radio or television station from a distant or overseas location. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Correspondent

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Correspondent

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Literary usage of Correspondent

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1904)
"The customer knows that the correspondent is not selling the stocks to him, ... The customer does not direct the correspondent from whom he is to purchase, ..."

2. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1918)
"DECLARATION OF FOREIGN correspondent TO BE OBTAINED BY HOLDERS OF REGISTRATION CERTIFICATES. After dates to be fixed by the Federal Reserve Board in respect ..."

3. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1866)
"The cutting I forward is from the Leeds Mercu,y : — “ A correspondent sends us the following remarkable narrative : — ‘ A melancholy instance of the danger ..."

4. The Lancet (1842)
"He asks four questions of your Lincoln correspondent. 1. Has manual coercion been disused in all cases at Lincoln? 2. Was manual coercion dispensed with, ..."

5. My Diary North and South by William Howard Russell (1863)
"Another Crimean acquaintance—Summary dismissal of a newspaper correspondent — Dinner at Lord Lyons' — Review of artillery— " Habeas Corpus "—The President's ..."

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