Meaning of “converge” in the English Dictionary

"converge" in British English

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convergeverb [ I ]

uk /kənˈvɜːdʒ/ us /kənˈvɝːdʒ/

If lines, roads, or paths converge, they move towards the same point where they join or meet:

The paths all converge at the main gate of the park.
Due to roadworks, three lanes of traffic have to converge into two.
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If ideas and opinions converge, they gradually become similar.

to come from other places to meet in a particular place:

Ambulances, police cars, and fire engines all converged on the scene.
100,000 people are expected to converge on the town for the festival.
convergence
noun [ C or U ] uk /kənˈvɜː.dʒəns/ us /kənˈvɝː.dʒəns/

a convergence of interests/opinions/ideas

(Definition of “converge” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"converge" in American English

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convergeverb [ I ]

us /kənˈvɜrdʒ/

to move toward the same point and come closer together or meet:

Six fire trucks converged on the burning factory.
convergence
noun [ C/U ] us /kənˈvɜr·dʒəns/

[ C ] There’s a convergence of interests among the US, Canada, and Latin America.

(Definition of “converge” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"converge" in Business English

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convergeverb

uk /kənˈvɜːdʒ/ us

[ I ] ECONOMICS if two or more economies converge, they become more similar to each other:

converge with sth The European economies have not yet converged with each other enough to make the euro a lasting success.

[ I or T ] ECONOMICS if prices, levels, or rates converge or are converged, they become or are made more similar to each other:

Price/earnings ratios of different industrial sectors have dramatically converged in recent years.
Increasing flexibility in transportation will have the effect of converging gas prices around the world.

[ I or T ] COMMERCE if two different types of product, industry, etc. converge or are converged, they join together or are joined together:

Fixed and mobile phone services are increasingly converging.
convergence
noun [ U ]

the convergence of digital and broadcast media

(Definition of “converge” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)