1. [ noun ] the act of moving away in different direction from a common point

"an angle is formed by the divergence of two straight lines"

Related terms: separation
2. [ noun ] a variation that deviates from the standard or norm
Synonyms: difference departure deviation

"the deviation from the mean"

Related terms: variation discrepancy driftage flection deviate distinguish
3. [ noun ] degree of spatial separation
Synonyms: divergency
Related terms: interval separation diverge
4. [ noun ] (mathematics) an infinite series that has no limit
Synonyms: divergency
Related terms: convergence convergence series diverge
5. [ noun ] a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions
Synonyms: discrepancy disagreement variance

"a growing divergence of opinion"

Related terms: difference difference allowance
Similar spelling:   diverge