[kuh n-vur-juh nt]

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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for convergently


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