Correspondence Cor`re*spond"ence (-sp?nd"ens), n. [Cf. F. correspondance.] 1. Friendly intercourse; reciprocal exchange of civilities; especially, intercourse between persons by means of letters. [1913 Webster]

Holding also good correspondence with the other great men in the state. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

To facilitate correspondence between one part of London and another, was not originally one of the objects of the post office. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

2. The letters which pass between correspondents. [1913 Webster]

3. Mutual adaptation, relation, or agreement, of one thing to another; agreement; congruity; fitness; relation. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.