Learner's definition of CORRESPONDING
always used before a noun
1 : having the same characteristics as something else : matching something else
The store earned 20 percent more this month than it did in the corresponding [=same] month last year.
“Robert” is a boy's name, and the corresponding name for a girl is “Roberta.”
2 : directly related to something
a test question and its corresponding chapter in the textbook
As the cost of steel goes up, expect to see a corresponding increase in building costs.