ETYM Old Fren. acordance.
Agreement; harmony; conformity.
The act of granting rights
The quality of being sufficient for the end in view
The quality of being able to meet a need satisfactorily; SYN. adequateness.
ETYM Cf. French coďncidence.
1. An event that might have been arranged although it was really accidental; SYN. happenstance.
2. The quality of occupying the same position or area in space.
ETYM French, competition, equality of rights, from Late Lat. concurrentia competition.
1. The temporal property of two things happening at the same time; SYN. coincidence, conjunction, co-occurrence.
2. Acting together as of agents or circumstances or events.
3. Agreement of results or opinions.
4. A state of cooperation; SYN. meeting of minds.
ETYM Cf. French conformité.
1. Acting according to certain accepted standards; SYN. conformation, compliance, abidance.
2. Correspondence in form or appearance; SYN. conformance.
3. Orthodoxy in thoughts and belief; SYN. conformism.
ETYM Latin congruentia: cf. Old Fren. cornguence.
Suitableness of one thing to another; agreement; consistency.
ETYM Cf. French correspondance.
1. Communication by exchange of letters.
2. Communication by the exchange of letters.
In mathematics, the relation between two sets where an operation on the members of one set maps some or all of them onto one or more members of the other. For example, if A is the set of members of a family and B is the set of months in the year, A and B are in correspondence if the operation is: “.has a birthday in the month of.”.
1. A line which, throughout its whole extent, is equidistant from another line; a parallel line, a parallel plane, etc.
2. Direction equal to that of another line,
3. Conformity continued through many particulars or in all essential points; resemblance; similarity.
4. A comparison made; elaborate demonstration of similarity or analogy
5. One of the imaginary circles on the surface of the earth, parallel to the equator, marking the latitude; also, the corresponding line on a globe or map.
7. (Military) One of a series of long trenches constructed before a besieged fortress, by the besieging force, as a cover for troops supporting the attacking batteries.
8. (Typography) A character consisting of two parallel vertical lines used in the text to direct attention to a similarly marked note in the margin or at the foot of a page.