# Diverge vs Seperate - What's the difference?

diverge | seperate |

## As verbs the difference between diverge and seperate

is that diverge is while seperate is .

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# diverge

## English

### Verb

(diverg)
• (intransitive, literally, of lines or paths) To run apart; to separate; to tend into different directions.
• * 1916 , :
• Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, / And sorry I could not travel both /
• To become different; to run apart; to separate; to tend into different directions.
• Both stories start out the same way, but they diverge halfway through.
• (intransitive, literally, of a line or path) To separate, to tend into a different direction (from another line or path).
• The sidewalk runs next to the street for a few miles, then diverges from it and turns north.
• To become different, to separate (from another line or path).
• The software is pretty good, except for a few cases where its behavior diverges from user expectations.
• Not to converge: to have no limit, or no finite limit.
• The sequence $x_n = n^2$ diverges to infinity: that is, it increases without bound.

* converge

#### Derived terms

* divergence * divergent

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