converge


con·verge

verb \kən-ˈvərj\

: to move toward one point and join together : to come together and meet

: to meet or come together to form a crowd or group

: to come together and have one interest, purpose, or goal

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Full Definition of CONVERGE

intransitive verb
1
:  to tend or move toward one point or one another :  come together :  meet <converging paths>
2
:  to come together and unite in a common interest or focus
3
:  to approach a limit as the number of terms increases without limit <the series converges>
transitive verb
:  to cause to converge

Examples of CONVERGE

  1. The two roads converge in the center of town.
  2. Students converged in the parking lot to say goodbye after graduation.
  3. Economic forces converged to bring the country out of a recession.
  4. Many companies are combining rapidly converging communication technology into one device that can act as a phone, take photographs, and send e-mail.

Origin of CONVERGE

Late Latin convergere, from Latin com- + vergere to bend, incline — more at wrench
First Known Use: 1691

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