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converge

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Verb (usu participle), Verb (intransitive)
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con=verge

CIDE DICTIONARY

convergev. i. [Pref. con- + L. vergere to turn, incline; cf. F. converger. See Verge, v. i.].
     To tend to one point; to incline and approach nearer together; as, lines converge.  [1913 Webster]
    "The mountains converge into a single ridge."  [1913 Webster]
convergev. t. 
     To cause to tend to one point; to cause to incline and approach nearer together.  [1913 Webster]
    "I converge its rays to a focus of dazzling brilliancy."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

converge, v.intr.
1 come together as if to meet or join.
2 (of lines) tend to meet at a point.
3 (foll. by on, upon) approach from different directions.
4 Math. (of a series) approximate in the sum of its terms towards a definite limit.

Etymology
LL convergere (as COM-, vergere incline)

THESAURUS

converge

adhere, approach, assemble, blend, bring into focus, bunch, bunch up, center, centralize, clinch, close, close in, close up, close with, clot, cluster, cohere, coincide, collect, come near, come together, communicate, concenter, concentralize, concentrate, congregate, connect, copulate, couple, crowd, date, draw near, draw nigh, embrace, fall in with, flock together, flow together, focalize, focus, forgather, funnel, fuse, gang around, gang up, gather, gather around, go together, grow together, hang together, herd together, hive, hold together, horde, huddle, intercommunicate, intersect, join, knit, league, link, mass, meet, merge, mill, muster, narrow the gap, near, nigh, nip, pinch, rally, rally around, rendezvous, run together, seethe, stream, surge, swarm, taper, throng, unite

ROGET THESAURUS

converge

Nearness

VB be near, adjoin, hang about, trench on, border upon, verge upon, stand by, approximate, tread on the heels of, cling to, clasp, hug, huddle, hang upon the skirts of, hover over, burn, touch, bring near, draw near, converge, crowd, place side by side.

Centrality

VB be central, converge, render central, centralize, concentrate, bring to a focus.

Convergence

VB converge, concur, come together, unite, meet, fall in with, close with, close in upon, center round, center in, enter in, pour in, gather together, unite, concentrate, bring into a focus.


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