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Princeton's WordNet

  1. converge, meetverb

    be adjacent or come together

    "The lines converge at this point"

  2. convergeverb

    approach a limit as the number of terms increases without limit

  3. convergeverb

    move or draw together at a certain location

    "The crowd converged on the movie star"

  4. convergeverb

    come together so as to form a single product

    "Social forces converged to bring the Fascists back to power"


  1. convergeverb

    Of two or more entities, to approach each other; to get closer and closer.

    Etymology: From Latin convergere, from con-, "together", + vergere, "to bend".

  2. convergeverb

    Of a sequence, to have a limit.

    Etymology: From Latin convergere, from con-, "together", + vergere, "to bend".

  3. convergeverb

    Of an iterative process, to reach a stable end point.

    Etymology: From Latin convergere, from con-, "together", + vergere, "to bend".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Convergeverb

    to tend to one point; to incline and approach nearer together; as, lines converge

    Etymology: [Pref. con- + L. vergere to turn, incline; cf. F. converger. See Verge, v. i.]

  2. Convergeverb

    to cause to tend to one point; to cause to incline and approach nearer together

    Etymology: [Pref. con- + L. vergere to turn, incline; cf. F. converger. See Verge, v. i.]


  1. Converge

    Converge is an American hardcore punk band from Salem, Massachusetts formed in 1990. The group comprises vocalist Jacob Bannon, guitarist Kurt Ballou, bassist Nate Newton and drummer Ben Koller. Playing a blend of hardcore punk and heavy metal, Converge has helped to define many of the elements of the metalcore genre. According to Allmusic, Converge are "regarded as one of the most original and innovative bands to emerge from the punk underground".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Converge

    kon-vėrj′, v.i. to tend to one point.—ns. Conver′gence, Conver′gency, act or quality of tending to one point.—adjs. Conver′gent, Conver′ging, tending to one point. [L. con, together, and vergĕre, to bend, to incline.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. converge

    A request or command used in a call for fire to indicate that the observer or spotter desires a sheaf in which the planes of fire intersect at a point.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of converge in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of converge in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of converge in a Sentence

  1. Diana Holland:

    We know there will be a significant rise in the rivers, where they converge here, we'll just have to see.

  2. Neil Quilliam:

    The biggest risk is to Jordan, where sentiment towards the issue and rising levels of discontent converge.

  3. Angela Merkel:

    We know that an economic and monetary union can only remain intact if economic policies converge.

  4. Atlanta Fed:

    Seeing inflation converge ... will clearly be an important signpost for us as we are looking at decisions to be made post-liftoff.

  5. Chancellor Angela Merkel:

    Sure enough this means that a country like Germany, which today spends around 1.2 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP) on defense, and the United States, which spends 3.4 percent of GDP for defense will have to converge.

Images & Illustrations of converge

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    a rugged box (usually made of wood); used for shipping
    • A. sheath
    • B. crate
    • C. abandon
    • D. germ

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