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converge
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verb (used without object),
converged,
converging.
1.
to tend to meet in a point or
line
; incline toward each other, as lines that are not parallel.
2.
to tend to a common result, conclusion, etc.
3.
Mathematics
.
a.
(of a sequence) to have values eventually arbitrarily close to some number; to have a finite limit.
b.
(of an infinite series) to have a finite sum; to have a sequence of partial sums that converges.
c.
(of an improper integral) to have a finite value.
d.
(of a net) to be residually in every neighborhood of some point.
verb (used with object),
converged,
converging.
4.
to cause to converge.
Origin:
1685–95;
<
Late Latin
convergere
to incline together. See
con
,
verge
^{2}
Related forms
nonconverging,
adjective
reconverge,
verb (used without object),
reconverged,
reconverging.
unconverged,
adjective
unconverging,
adjective
Synonyms
1.
approach, focus, come together.
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Collins
World English Dictionary
converge
(kənˈvɜːdʒ)
—
vb
1.
to move or cause to move towards the same point:
crowds converged on the city
2.
to meet or cause to meet; join
3.
(
intr
) (of opinions, effects, etc) to tend towards a common conclusion or result
4.
(
intr
)
maths
(of an infinite series or sequence) to approach a finite limit as the number of terms increases
5.
(
intr
) (of animals and plants during evolutionary development) to undergo convergence
[C17: from Late Latin
convergere,
from Latin
com
together +
vergere
to incline]
Collins English Dictionary  Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
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Etymonline
Word Origin & History
converge
1691, from L.L. convergere "to incline together" from com "together" + vergere "to bend" (see
verge
(v.)). Related: convergence (1713); convergent (mid18c.); converging (1776). Convergent evolution was in use among biologists by 1890.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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American Heritage
Science Dictionary
converge
(kənvûrj')
Pronunciation Key
To tend toward or approach an intersecting point.
In calculus, to approach a limit.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
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Example sentences
Multiple trends are
converging
to bring bigcity values to smaller communities.
Students need to learn how to address
converging
dialogues.
Given the risk of
converging
on the wrong solutions yet again, it would be
better to let a variety of regulatory models flourish.
More crowds, however, are
converging
on the main square.
The two are
converging
at a rate of about three and a half inches per year.
Elite universities have benefited mightily from a number of
converging
longterm trends, none of their making.
Two
converging
fores have produced this publishing phenomenon.
The giant waves sometimes appear in areas of extended storms or
converging
weather fronts.
Three digital search topics in particular are
converging
in interesting, and foreboding, ways.
The number of protesters
converging
on the city is anyone's guess.
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