from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To tend toward or approach an intersecting point: lines that converge.
- intransitive v. To come together from different directions; meet: The avenues converge at a central square.
- intransitive v. To tend toward or achieve union or a common conclusion or result: In time, our views and our efforts converged.
- intransitive v. Mathematics To approach a limit.
- transitive v. To cause to converge.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Of two or more entities, to approach each other; to get closer and closer.
- v. Of a sequence, to have a limit.
- v. Of an iterative process, to reach a stable end point.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To tend to one point; to incline and approach nearer together.
- transitive v. To cause to tend to one point; to cause to incline and approach nearer together.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To tend to meet in a point or line; incline and approach nearer together, as two or more lines in the same plane which are not parallel, or two planes which are not parallel; tend to meet if prolonged or continued; figuratively, to tend or lead to a common result, conclusion, etc.: opposed to diverge.
- To cause to approach, or meet in a point.
- In biology, to exhibit resemblances which are not inherited from a common ancestor.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. come together so as to form a single product
- v. approach a limit as the number of terms increases without limit
- v. move or draw together at a certain location
- v. be adjacent or come together
Late Latin convergere, to incline together : Latin com-, com- + Latin vergere, to incline; see wer-2 in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin convergere, from con-, "together", + vergere, "to bend". (Wiktionary)