correspondent

  • 1 Correspondent — Cor re*spond ent ( ent), a. [Cf. F. correspondant.] Suitable; adapted; fit; corresponding; congruous; conformable; in accord or agreement; obedient; willing. [1913 Webster] Action correspondent or repugnant unto the law. Hooker. [1913 Webster] As …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 correspondent — I adjective adapted, agreeable, agreed, akin, analogous, answerable, apposite, appropriate, belonging, coequal, coextensive, cognate, coincidental, coinciding, collateral, comfortable, comparable, commensurable, complementary, concomitant,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 Correspondent — Cor re*spond ent, n. 1. One with whom intercourse is carried on by letter. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. One who communicates information, etc., by letter or telegram to a newspaper or periodical. [1913 Webster] 3. (Com.) One who carries on… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Correspondent — Correspondent, 1) Jemand, der correspondirt, d.h. mit einem Andern in brieflichem Verkehre steht; 2) der Commis, welcher auf einem Comptoire die Beantwortung der eingehenden Briefe besorgt; [463] 3) (Berichterstatter), Jemand, der über Waaren u.… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 5 correspondent — early 15c., adj., having an analogous relationship (to), a sense taken up since 19c. by CORRESPONDING (Cf. corresponding); from M.L. correspondentem, prp. of correspondere (see CORRESPOND (Cf. correspond)). Meaning one who communicates with… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 correspondent — [n] person communicating in writing contributor, epistler, epistolarian, freelancer, gazetteer, journalist, letter writer, pen pal, reporter, stringer*, writer; concepts 348,423 …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 correspondent — ► NOUN 1) a person who writes letters, especially on a regular basis. 2) a journalist reporting on a particular subject or from a particular country. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ corresponding …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 correspondent — [kôr΄əspän′dənt] adj. [ME < ML correspondens, prp. of correspondere,CORRESPOND] corresponding; agreeing; matching; analogous n. 1. a thing that corresponds; correlate 2. a) a person who exchanges letters with another b) a person who writes to… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 Correspondent — Foreign correspondent redirects here. For other uses, see Correspondent (disambiguation). Correspondent from Press TV in Madrid. A correspondent or on the scene reporter is a journalist or commentator, or more gene …

    Wikipedia

  • 10 correspondent — A financial organization that performs services (acts as an intermediary) in a market for another organization that does not have access to that market. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * correspondent cor‧re‧spon‧dent [ˌkɒrˈspɒndənt ǁ… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 11 correspondent — 1 noun (C) 1 someone who is employed by a newspaper or a television station etc to report news from a particular area or on a particular subject: Our correspondent in South Africa sent this report. | the political correspondent for The Times 2… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 correspondent — noun reporter ADJECTIVE ▪ network (AmE), news, newspaper, television, TV ▪ business, media, political, science …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13 correspondent — Synonyms and related words: accordant, accused, addressee, affirmative, agreeable, agreeing, alike, all one, all the same, ally, alter ego, analogon, analogous, analogue, answerable, answering, associate, at one, automatic, balanced, brother,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 14 correspondent — cor|re|spon|dent [ˌkɔrıˈspɔndənt US ˌko:rıˈspa:n , ˌka: ] n 1.) someone who is employed by a newspaper or a television station etc to report news from a particular area or on a particular subject →↑reporter political/foreign/legal etc… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 correspondent — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French or Medieval Latin; Middle French, from Medieval Latin correspondent , correspondens, present participle of correspondēre Date: 15th century 1. corresponding 2. fitting, conforming used… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 16 correspondent — n. a foreign; special; war correspondent * * * [ˌkɒrɪ spɒnd(ə)nt] special war correspondent war correspondent a foreign …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 17 correspondent — I UK [ˌkɒrɪˈspɒndənt] / US [ˌkɔrəˈspɑndənt] noun [countable] Word forms correspondent : singular correspondent plural correspondents ** 1) a newspaper or television reporter, especially one who deals with a particular subject or area a special… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 correspondent — cor|re|spon|dent1 [ ,kɔrə spandənt ] noun count ** 1. ) a newspaper or television reporter, especially one who deals with a particular subject or area: CNN senior Washington correspondent Charles Bierbauer 2. ) someone who regularly writes… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 correspondent — [[t]kɒ̱rɪspɒ̱ndənt, AM kɔ͟ːr [/t]] ♦♦ correspondents N COUNT A correspondent is a newspaper or television journalist, especially one who specializes in a particular type of news. As our Diplomatic Correspondent Mark Brayne reports, the president… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 correspondent — n 1. letter writer, pen pal; (both by letter) writer, communicator. 2. reporter, Inf. leg man; Journalism. stringer or string correspondent, Journalism. staffer, (by letter) contributor; foreign or special or war correspondent; journalist,… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder


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