Definition of converge
1 : to tend or move toward one point or one another : come together : meet converging paths Police cars converged on the accident scene.
2 : to come together and unite in a common interest or focus Economic forces converged to bring the country out of the recession.
3 : to approach a limit as the number of terms increases without limit the series converges
: to cause to converge
Examples of converge in a Sentence
The two roads converge in the center of town.
Students converged in the parking lot to say goodbye after graduation.
Economic forces converged to bring the country out of a recession.
Many companies are combining rapidly converging communication technology into one device that can act as a phone, take photographs, and send e-mail.
Recent Examples of converge from the Web
Seconds after the final horn sounded on their 15-9 victory over New Trier in the state final, Loyola girls lacrosse players threw down their sticks and converged at midfield in a celebratory huddle.
A nearly 5-mile-long section, divided into two lines, runs along the bottom of the straits area where Lakes Huron and Michigan converge.
Thousands of emergency and construction workers, health professionals and volunteers converged at the World Trade Center site immediately after the 2001 attack and hundreds worked there for months, exposed to toxic dust and smoke.
By 11:30 p.m., fire crews had converged on the house, which was billowing smoke from its second floor.
The Wintu and four other major California nations believe their lands all converged at the top of Mount Shasta, home of the great spirit, Jon said.
The descendants of three Kentucky families — one wealthy and white, one African-American, and one equine — converge in this story, where questions of lineage, breeding and the past commingle on the Forge family plantation.
Pro- and anti-Trump protesters converged at First and Spring streets but were quickly separated by the police.
More than 300 speakers and upwards of 100 exhibitors will converge on the Los Angeles Airport Hilton for this ninth annual event.
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CONVERGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of converge for English Language Learners
: 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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