converge: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kun-vûrj'), [key]
— v., -verged, -verg•ing.
  1. to tend to meet in a point or line; incline toward each other, as lines that are not parallel.
  2. to tend to a common result, conclusion, etc.
    1. (of a sequence) to have values eventually arbitrarily close to some number; to have a finite limit.
    2. (of an infinite series) to have a finite sum; to have a sequence of partial sums that converges.
    3. (of an improper integral) to have a finite value.
    4. (of a net) to be residually in every neighborhood of some point.
  1. to cause to converge.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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