Converge definition

kən-vûrj
(mathematics) To approach a limit.
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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.

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To tend toward or achieve union or a common conclusion or result.

In time, our views and our efforts converged.

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To come together or tend to come together at a point.
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To tend toward or approach an intersecting point.

Lines that converge.

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To come together from different directions; meet.

The avenues converge at a central square.

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To cause to converge.
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To move or be directed toward each other or toward the same place, purpose, or result.
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To approach a definite limit, as the sum of certain infinite series of numbers (Ex: 1 +12 +14 +18 +116 +132 . . . = 2)
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To cause to converge.
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To tend toward or approach an intersecting point.
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In calculus, to approach a limit.
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(intransitive) Of two or more entities, to approach each other; to get closer and closer.
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(intransitive, mathematics) Of a sequence, to have a limit.
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(intransitive, computing) Of an iterative process, to reach a stable end point.
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Origin of converge

  • Late Latin convergere to incline together Latin com- com- Latin vergere to incline wer-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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

    From Wiktionary