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[kuh n-vurj] /kənˈvɜrdʒ/

verb (used without object), converged, converging.
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.

verb (used with object), converged, converging.
to cause to converge.
to move or cause to move towards the same point: crowds converged on the city
to meet or cause to meet; join
(intransitive) (of opinions, effects, etc) to tend towards a common conclusion or result
(intransitive) (maths) (of an infinite series or sequence) to approach a finite limit as the number of terms increases
(intransitive) (of animals and plants during evolutionary development) to undergo convergence

1690s, from Late Latin convergere “to incline together” from com- “together” (see com-) + vergere “to bend” (see verge (v.)). Related: Converged; converging.


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