Use the adjective corresponding to describe things that are similar or related. Your friends may all have corresponding viewpoints to yours, or you may have friends you like in spite of having different opinions.

Corresponding comes from the Latin roots cor-, meaning "together," and respondere, meaning "to answer." Aside from its meaning of "having similar function and purpose," the adjective can also mean "related" or "accompanying." Type the corresponding keys on the keyboard to create a keyboard shortcut. If you create a how-to guide, you may want to include corresponding photos so readers can see illustrations as they follow the step-by-step instructions.

Definitions of corresponding

adj similar especially in position or purpose

“a number of corresponding diagonal points”
marked by correspondence or resemblance

adj conforming in every respect

“boxes with corresponding dimensions”
comparable, like
closely similar or comparable in kind or quality or quantity or degree

adj accompanying

“all rights carry with them corresponding responsibilities”
related, related to
being connected either logically or causally or by shared characteristics

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