divergence


divergence

noun

Definition of DIVERGENCE

1
a movement in different directions away from a common point <a growing divergence of opinion about that U.S. president's place in history>
Phrases parting of the ways
Antonyms convergence
2
a turning away from a course or standard <any divergence from the community's strict moral code was met with social ostracism>
Near Antonyms adherence

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