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English verb: converge

1. converge (stative) be adjacent or come together

SamplesThe lines converge at this point.


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
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Narrower (hyponym)breast

Verb groupadjoin, contact, meet, touch

Antonymsdiverge, diverge

2. converge (stative) approach a limit as the number of terms increases without limit

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)approach, border on

Domain categorymath, mathematics, maths


3. converge (motion) move or draw together at a certain location

SamplesThe crowd converged on the movie star.

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)assemble, foregather, forgather, gather, meet

Narrower (hyponym)concentrate


4. converge (change) come together so as to form a single product

SamplesSocial forces converged to bring the Fascists back to power.

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
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Broader (hypernym)merge, unify, unite

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