HyperDic: divergence

English > 4 senses of the word divergence:
NOUNactdivergence, divergencythe act of moving away in different direction from a common point
eventdivergence, deviation, departure, differencea variation that deviates from the standard or norm
cognitiondivergence, divergencyan infinite series that has no limit
attributedivergence, discrepancy, disagreement, variancea difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions
divergence > pronunciation
Soundsdayver'jhahns; dihver'jhahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > divergence: 4 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of moving away in different direction from a common point.
Example"an angle is formed by the divergence of two straight lines"
Synonymdivergency
BroaderseparationThe act of dividing or disconnecting
Spanishdivergencia
Catalandivergència
Adjectivesdivergenttending to move apart in different directions
Verbsdivergemove or draw apart / apart
English > divergence: 4 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA variation that deviates from the standard or norm.
Synonymsdeviation, departure, difference
Narrowerdiscrepancy, variance, variantAn event that departs from expectations
driftageThe deviation (by a vessel or aircraft) from its intended course due to drifting / drifting
inflection, flection, flexiondeviation from a straight or normal course
Broadervariation, fluctuationAn instance of change
Spanishdesviación, diferencia, divergencia, partida
Catalandesviació, diferència, divergència
Verbsdivergebe at variance with
English > divergence: 4 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningAn infinite series that has no limit.
Synonymdivergency
Broaderseries(mathematics) the sum of a finite or infinite sequence of expressions
Oppositeconvergence, convergencyThe approach of an infinite series to a finite limit
Spanishdivergencia
Verbsdivergehave no limits as a mathematical series
English > divergence: 4 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningA difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions.
Example"a growing divergence of opinion"
Synonymsdiscrepancy, disagreement, variance
Narrowerallowance, leeway, margin, toleranceA permissible / permissible difference
BroaderdifferenceThe quality of being unlike or dissimilar
Spanishdesacuerdo, discordancia, discrepancia, divergencia
Catalandesavinença, discrepància, divergència
Adjectivesdivergentdiverging from another or from a standard

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