1. match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree, equal, be

usage: be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; "The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"

2. equate, correspond, equal, be

usage: be equivalent or parallel, in mathematics

3. correspond

usage: exchange messages; "My Russian pen pal and I have been corresponding for several years"

4. represent, stand for, correspond, equal, be

usage: take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to; "Because of the sound changes in the course of history, an 'h' in Greek stands for an 's' in Latin"


1. corresponding, related (vs. unrelated), related to

usage: accompanying; "all rights carry with them corresponding responsibilities"

2. corresponding, similar (vs. dissimilar)

usage: similar especially in position or purpose; "a number of corresponding diagonal points"

3. comparable, corresponding, like, same (vs. different)

usage: conforming in every respect; "boxes with corresponding dimensions"; "the like period of the preceding year"

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