Meaning of DIVERGENT in English


[] adj [L divergent-, divergens, prp. of divergere] (1696) 1 a: diverging from each other b: differing from each other or from a standard: deviant "the ~ interests of capital and labor"

2: relating to or being an infinite sequence that does not have a limit or an infinite series whose partial sums do not have a limit

3: causing divergence of rays "a ~ lens" syn see different -- adv

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