The edges of this road appear to converge in the distance.
An example of to converge is friends from California, Washington and Canada meeting in Oregon.
intransitive verbconverged, converging
- to come together or tend to come together at a point
- to move or be directed toward each other or toward the same place, purpose, or result
- to approach a definite limit, as the sum of certain infinite series of numbers (Ex: 1 + + + + + . . . = 2)
Origin of convergeLate Latin convergere ; from Classical Latin com-, together + vergere, to bend: see verge
verbcon·verged, con·verg·ing, con·verg·es
- a. To tend toward or approach an intersecting point: lines that converge.b. To come together from different directions; meet: The avenues converge at a central square.
- To tend toward or achieve union or a common conclusion or result: In time, our views and our efforts converged.
- Mathematics To approach a limit.
Origin of convergeLate Latin convergere, to incline together : Latin com-, com- + Latin vergere, to incline; see wer-2 in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present converges, present participle converging, simple past and past participle converged)
From Latin convergere, from con-, "together", + vergere, "to bend".