# Definition:Convergent Filter

## Definition

Let $\struct {S, \tau}$ be a topological space.

Let $\FF$ be a filter on $S$.

Then $\FF$ converges to a point $x \in S$ if and only if:

$\forall N_x \subseteq S: N_x \in \FF$

where $N_x$ is a neighborhood of $x$.

That is, a filter converges to a point $x$ if and only if every neighborhood of $x$ is an element of that filter.

If there is a point $x \in S$ such that $\FF$ converges to $x$, then $\FF$ is convergent.