corresponding - definition and synonyms

adjective [only before noun] 

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  1. 1
    related to or connected with something

    Investment in the railways will bring a corresponding improvement in services.

    corresponding increase/decrease/decline/fall:

    Rising prosperity has not been matched by any corresponding decrease in crime.

  2. 2
    similar to or the same as something

    Income from tourism is five per cent higher than in the corresponding period last year.

    Nurses smoke as much as corresponding groups in the general population.