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English noun: divergence

1. divergence (act) the act of moving away in different direction from a common point


SamplesAn angle is formed by the divergence of two straight lines.


Synonymsdivergency


Broader (hypernym)separation

2. divergence (event) a variation that deviates from the standard or norm


SamplesThe deviation from the mean.


Synonymsdeparture, deviation, difference


Broader (hypernym)fluctuation, variation


Narrower (hyponym)discrepancy, driftage, flection, flexion, inflection, variance, variant

3. divergence (cognition) an infinite series that has no limit


Synonymsdivergency


Broader (hypernym)series


Antonymsconvergency, convergence

4. divergence (attribute) a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions


SamplesA growing divergence of opinion.


Synonymsdisagreement, discrepancy, variance


Broader (hypernym)difference


Narrower (hyponym)allowance, leeway, margin, tolerance









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