AskDefine | Define converge

Dictionary Definition

converge

Verb

1 be adjacent or come together; "The lines converge at this point" [syn: meet] [ant: diverge, diverge]
2 approach a limit as the number of terms increases without limit [ant: diverge]
3 move or draw together at a certain location; "The crowd converged on the movie star" [ant: diverge]
4 come together so as to form a single product; "Social forces converged to bring the Fascists back to power"

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English

Etymology

From Latin convergere, from con-, "together", + vergere, "to bend".

Pronunciation

Verb

  1. To approach each other; to get closer and closer.
  2. In the context of "intransitive|mathematics": (of a sequence) to have a limit.

Antonyms

Translations

to approach each other
to have a limit

Derived terms

Related terms

Italian

Verb

converge

Extensive Definition

Converge is a word denoting the coming together of at least two things. It may also refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

adhere, approach, assemble, blend, bring into focus, bunch, bunch up, center, centralize, clinch, close, close in, close up, close with, clot, cluster, cohere, coincide, collect, come near, come together, communicate, concenter, concentralize, concentrate, congregate, connect, copulate, couple, crowd, date, draw near, draw nigh, embrace, fall in with, flock together, flow together, focalize, focus, forgather, funnel, fuse, gang around, gang up, gather, gather around, go together, grow together, hang together, herd together, hive, hold together, horde, huddle, intercommunicate, intersect, join, knit, league, link, mass, meet, merge, mill, muster, narrow the gap, near, nigh, nip, pinch, rally, rally around, rendezvous, run together, seethe, stream, surge, swarm, taper, throng, unite
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