- To converge is defined as to move or come together at the same point from different places or directions.
An example of to converge is friends from California, Washington and Canada meeting in Oregon.
The edges of this road appear to converge in the distance.
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)
- to diverge
From Latin convergere, from con-, "together", + vergere, "to bend".