adjective con·ver·gent \-jənt\

Definition of convergent

  1. 1 :  tending to move toward one point or to approach each other :  converging convergent lines a tropical cyclone characterized by convergent airflow

  2. 2 :  exhibiting convergence in form, function, or development convergent evolution

  3. 3a of an improper integral :  having a value that is a real numberb :  characterized by having the nth term or the sum of the first n terms approach a finite limit a convergent sequence a convergent series

Origin and Etymology of convergent

see converge

First Known Use: circa 1751

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a brief usually trivial fact

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