Cor`re*spond"ent (-ent), a. [Cf. F. correspondant.]

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

Action correspondent or repugnant unto the law. Hooker.

As fast the correspondent passions rise. Thomson.

I will be correspondent to command. Shak.


© Webster 1913.

Cor`re*spond"ent, n.


One with whom intercourse is carried on by letter.



One who communicates information, etc., by letter or telegram to a newspaper or periodical.

3. Com.

One who carries on commercial intercourse by letter or telegram with a person or firm at a distance.


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