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correspond to something

to match up with something; to harmonize with something. This pin on this part corresponds to the receptacle on the other part it fits into.
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correspond with someone (about someone or something)

 and correspond (with someone) about someone or something
to write letters back and forth with someone about someone or something. I will have to correspond with the manager about that. I corresponded about this with my brother. I corresponded with my brother for over a year. We corresponded about Fred.
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References in classic literature ?
His hands, feet, and knees corresponded in every respect with this formidable stature; but every other part of his frame appeared to have been intended for a man several sizes smaller, if we except the length of the limbs.
In her eyes I corresponded to De Griers, and therefore had been condemned for a fault not wholly my own.
Monsieur rode a little steady-paced horse, equipped with a large saddle of red Flemish velvet, with stirrups in the shape of buskins; the horse was of a bay color; Monsieur's pourpoint of crimson velvet corresponded with the cloak of the same shade and the horse's equipment, and it was only by this red appearance of the whole that the prince could be known from his two companions, the one dressed in violet, the other in green.
To render the matter even surer yet, however, this bullet was discovered to have a flaw or seam at right angles to the usual suture, and upon examination, this seam corresponded precisely with an accidental ridge or elevation in a pair of moulds acknowledged by the accused himself to be his own property.
I accompanied her into the wide, dusky, stone-paved passage which on the ground floor corresponded with our grand sala.
They were very smart people, that family; after she left, my cousin corresponded with them in French.
For five days they corresponded thus, thanks to the inventive shrewdness of the youth.
This barricaded door corresponded clearly with the shuttered window outside, and yet I could see by the glimmer from beneath it that the room was not in darkness.
In every way it corresponded with the scene of the old tragedy.
He and his companions had seen at least a dozen creatures, most of them at a distance, which corresponded with nothing at present known to Science.