AskDefine | Define converge

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



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



to approach each other
to have a limit

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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

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