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English noun: convergence

1. convergence (event) the occurrence of two or more things coming together

Broader (hypernym)happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent

Narrower (hyponym)encounter, meeting

2. convergence (cognition) the approach of an infinite series to a finite limit


Broader (hypernym)series

Antonymsdivergency, divergence

3. convergence (cognition) a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena

SamplesThere was no overlap between their proposals.

Synonymsintersection, overlap

Broader (hypernym)internal representation, mental representation, representation

Narrower (hyponym)crossroads, interface

4. convergence (act) the act of converging (coming closer)

Synonymsconvergency, converging

Broader (hypernym)connection, connexion, joining

Narrower (hyponym)coming together, meeting, merging

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