Definition of converge verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    converge

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//kənˈvɜːdʒ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//kənˈvɜːrdʒ//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they converge
    BrE BrE//kənˈvɜːdʒ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//kənˈvɜːrdʒ//
     
    he / she / it converges
    BrE BrE//kənˈvɜːdʒɪz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//kənˈvɜːrdʒɪz//
     
    past simple converged
    BrE BrE//kənˈvɜːdʒd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//kənˈvɜːrdʒd//
     
    past participle converged
    BrE BrE//kənˈvɜːdʒd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//kənˈvɜːrdʒd//
     
    -ing form converging
    BrE BrE//kənˈvɜːdʒɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//kənˈvɜːrdʒɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1[intransitive] converge (on…) (of people or vehicles) to move towards a place from different directions and meet Thousands of supporters converged on London for the rally.
  2. 2[intransitive] (of two or more lines, paths, etc.) to move towards each other and meet at a point There was a signpost where the two paths converged.
  3. 3[intransitive] if ideas, policies, aims, etc. converge, they become very similar or the same
  4. opposite diverge
    Word Origin late 17th cent.: from late Latin convergere, from con- ‘together’ + Latin vergere ‘incline’.Extra examples The animals usually converge around the waterhole in the mornings. The players converge from distant villages for the festival. Thousands of supporters converged on Washington for the rally.
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