Associations to the word «Confluence»


CONFLUENCE, noun. The place where two rivers, streams, or other continuously flowing bodies of water meet and become one, especially where a tributary joins a river.
CONFLUENCE, noun. The act of combining which occurs at the place where rivers and the lake meet.
CONFLUENCE, noun. A convergence or combination of forces, people, or things.

Dictionary definition

CONFLUENCE, noun. A place where things merge or flow together (especially rivers); "Pittsburgh is located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers".
CONFLUENCE, noun. A flowing together.
CONFLUENCE, noun. A coming together of people.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats