V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: 1. a convergence, flowing, or gathering together of people or events at one point of connection; 2. a merging point where two rivers flow together to unite

Synonyms: convergence, gathering, joining, merging, uniting, assemblage, nexus

Antonyms: divergence, split

Tips: A confluence is a flowing together of things (such as rivers or ideas) or the gathering of people. Confluence is a powerful way of denoting any two or more things, people, or ideas coming together.

Usage Examples:

Every team member contributed to developing this project plan; it was a confluence of all our ideas. (convergence, merging)

Famine in Ethiopia brought a confluence of aid from all over the world. (uniting, joining)

A confluence of concert goers descended on the stadium. (convergence, gathering)

We camped in a beautiful valley that was a confluence for three different rivers. (convergence, merging point)

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