Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)
result(s) from the 1913
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.
As fast the correspondent passions rise.
I will be correspondent to command.
1. One with whom intercourse is carried on by letter.
2. 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.