# converge

- to tend to meet in a point or line; incline toward each other, as lines that are not parallel.
- to tend to a common result, conclusion, etc.
- Mathematics.
- (of a sequence) to have values eventually arbitrarily close to some number; to have a finite limit.
- (of an infinite series) to have a finite sum; to have a sequence of partial sums that converges.
- (of an improper integral) to have a finite value.
- (of a net) to be residually in every neighborhood of some point.

- to cause to converge.

## Origin of converge

## Synonyms for converge

See more synonyms for on Thesaurus.com## Related Words for converging

assemble, concentrate, mingle, concur, join, focus, unite, merge, combine, rally, meet, coincide, encounter, concenter, focalize## Examples from the Web for converging

### Contemporary Examples of converging

In fact, he was in contact with Lansky prior to converging from the hillside onto the streets of Havana.

You are converging two events that are freighted with expectations, essentially doubling your risk of disaster.

News crews are converging from around the world, buying airplane tickets, (insanely expensive) hotel rooms, and food.

Regional, global, and political conditions were all converging to make this an opportune moment to advance negotiations.

On the present course, however, the two large Islamic states seem to be converging on a similarly dismal future.

### Historical Examples of converging

The river on the right, and the hill on the left of him were converging.

The Night RidersRidgwell Cullum

As if that were not enough, the converging players pounced upon them.

Two Boys in WyomingEdward S. Ellis

Better than fifteen hundred men were converging on the spot.

Despoilers of the Golden EmpireGordon Randall Garrett

I would take him off the converging roads while yet Oxford was unseen.

OxfordFrederick Douglas How

Converging upon him simultaneously, they hoped to surround and destroy him.

The Huguenots in FranceSamuel Smiles.

## converge

- to move or cause to move towards the same pointcrowds converged on the city
- to meet or cause to meet; join
- (intr) (of opinions, effects, etc) to tend towards a common conclusion or result
- (intr) maths (of an infinite series or sequence) to approach a finite limit as the number of terms increases
- (intr) (of animals and plants during evolutionary development) to undergo convergence

## Word Origin for converge

## Word Origin and History for converging

## converge

## converge

- To tend toward or approach an intersecting point.
- In calculus, to approach a limit.