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Meaning of DIVERGE

Pronunciation:  di'vurj

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  move or draw apart; "The two paths diverge here"
  2. [v]  be at variance with; be out of line with
  3. [v]  extend in a different direction; "The lines start to diverge here"; "Their interests diverged"
  4. [v]  have no limits; used of mathematical series
 

DIVERGE is a 7 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: depart, deviate, vary
 
 Antonyms: conform, converge, converge, meet
 
 See Also: aberrate, be, belie, bifurcate, branch, contradict, differ, divaricate, fork, furcate, move, negate, ramify, separate

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Di*verge"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Diverged}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Diverging}.] [L. di- = dis- + vergere to bend,
incline. See {Verge}.]
1. To extend from a common point in different directions; to
   tend from one point and recede from each other; to tend to
   spread apart; to turn aside or deviate (as from a given
   direction); -- opposed to {converge}; as, rays of light
   diverge as they proceed from the sun.

2. To differ from a typical form; to vary from a normal
   condition; to dissent from a creed or position generally
   held or taken.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

If a series of approximations to some value get progressively further from it then the series is said to diverge.

The reduction of some term under some evaluation strategy diverges if it does not reach a normal form after a finite number of reductions.

 
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