convergent

[kuh n-vur-juh nt]

adjective

characterized by convergence; tending to come together; merging.

Origin of convergent

First recorded in 1720–30, convergent is from the Late Latin word convergent- (stem of convergēns, present participle of convergere). See converge, -ent
Related formscon·ver·gent·ly, adverbnon·con·ver·gent, adjectiveun·con·ver·gent, adjective
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Related Words for convergent

concurrent, confluent, meeting

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British Dictionary definitions for convergent

convergent

adjective

(of two or more lines, paths, etc) moving towards or meeting at some common point
(of forces, ideas, etc) tending towards the same result; merging
maths (of an infinite series) having a finite limit
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