# converge

[ kuhn-vurj ]
/ kənˈvɜrdʒ /
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verb (used without object), con·verged, con·verg·ing.
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.
1. (of a sequence) to have values eventually arbitrarily close to some number; to have a finite limit.
2. (of an infinite series) to have a finite sum; to have a sequence of partial sums that converges.
3. (of an improper integral) to have a finite value.
4. (of a net) to be residually in every neighborhood of some point.
verb (used with object), con·verged, con·verg·ing.
to cause to converge.

## OTHER WORDS FOR converge

1 approach, focus, come together.
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## Origin ofconverge

First recorded in 1685–95, converge is from the Late Latin word convergere to incline together. See con-, verge2

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## British Dictionary definitions for converge

converge
/ (kənˈvɜːdʒ) /

verb
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

C17: from Late Latin convergere, from Latin com- together + vergere to incline
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## Scientific definitions for converge

converge
[ kən-vûrj ]

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