What does trend mean?

Definitions for trend
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word trend.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tendency, trend(noun)

    a general direction in which something tends to move

    "the shoreward tendency of the current"; "the trend of the stock market"

  2. course, trend(noun)

    general line of orientation

    "the river takes a southern course"; "the northeastern trend of the coast"

  3. drift, trend, movement(noun)

    a general tendency to change (as of opinion)

    "not openly liberal but that is the trend of the book"; "a broad movement of the electorate to the right"

  4. vogue, trend, style(verb)

    the popular taste at a given time

    "leather is the latest vogue"; "he followed current trends"; "the 1920s had a style of their own"

  5. swerve, sheer, curve, trend, veer, slue, slew, cut(verb)

    turn sharply; change direction abruptly

    "The car cut to the left at the intersection"; "The motorbike veered to the right"

Wiktionary

  1. trend(Noun)

    An inclination in a particular direction

    The trend of stock-market prices is generally upwards.

    Etymology: From trenden "to roll about, turn, revolve", from trendan "to roll about, turn, revolve" from trandijanan. Akin to trinde "ball", tryndel "circle, ring". More at trindle, trundle.

  2. trend(Noun)

    A tendency

    There is a trend, these days, for people in films not to smoke.

    Etymology: From trenden "to roll about, turn, revolve", from trendan "to roll about, turn, revolve" from trandijanan. Akin to trinde "ball", tryndel "circle, ring". More at trindle, trundle.

  3. trend(Noun)

    A fad or fashion style

    Miniskirts were one of the biggest trends of the 1980s.

    Etymology: From trenden "to roll about, turn, revolve", from trendan "to roll about, turn, revolve" from trandijanan. Akin to trinde "ball", tryndel "circle, ring". More at trindle, trundle.

  4. trend(Noun)

    A line drawn on a graph that approximates the trend of a number of disparate points

    Etymology: From trenden "to roll about, turn, revolve", from trendan "to roll about, turn, revolve" from trandijanan. Akin to trinde "ball", tryndel "circle, ring". More at trindle, trundle.

  5. trend(Verb)

    To have a particular direction; to run; to stretch; to tend

    The shore of the sea trends to the southwest.

    Etymology: From trenden "to roll about, turn, revolve", from trendan "to roll about, turn, revolve" from trandijanan. Akin to trinde "ball", tryndel "circle, ring". More at trindle, trundle.

  6. trend(Verb)

    To cause to turn; to bend.

    Etymology: From trenden "to roll about, turn, revolve", from trendan "to roll about, turn, revolve" from trandijanan. Akin to trinde "ball", tryndel "circle, ring". More at trindle, trundle.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Trend(verb)

    to have a particular direction; to run; to stretch; to tend; as, the shore of the sea trends to the southwest

  2. Trend(verb)

    to cause to turn; to bend

  3. Trend(noun)

    inclination in a particular direction; tendency; general direction; as, the trend of a coast

  4. Trend(verb)

    to cleanse, as wool

  5. Trend(noun)

    clean wool

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Trend

    trend, v.i. to tend, to run, to go in a particular direction: to incline, lean.—n. tendency. [A.S. trendan.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'trend' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3654

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'trend' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4806

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'trend' in Nouns Frequency: #971

How to pronounce trend?

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How to say trend in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of trend in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of trend in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of trend in a Sentence

  1. Olivier Ponti:

    The world's largest and highest spending outbound travel market, China, is in severe difficulty; cancellations are growing by the day and the trend is now spreading to surrounding countries.

  2. Andrea Fishkin:

    Fishkin told Fox News. SCIENTISTS DISCOVER POTENTIAL CURE FOR GRAY HAIR Fishkin said her mother started going gray when she was 18, so she knew there was a good chance she would follow the same silver path. After 12 years of dyeing her hair every four to six weeks, Fishkin decided to accept her silver tresses. I get compliments every day, it really makes me who I am. I love the brightness of it, I think it really matches me really well. Women like Fishkin are not alone in their silver journey. Celebrities like Jamie Lee Curtis and Helen Mirren were some of the first to embrace full silver. And now younger women like Kendall Jenner, Pink and Lady Gaga have followed suit. We’re talking about the last five years the silver trend has been going on, and I'm amazed at how many women actually look really great with silver hair, Massey said.

  3. Peter Brown:

    The debate seemed to reverse that trend and once again she is the leader of the pack in Iowa.

  4. Nick Gartside:

    The Bank of England has hit a perfect 'High Five' at today's meeting, over-delivering against market expectations and bucking the recent trend of central banks disappointing.

  5. Karsten Engel:

    What we do see is the trend downwards, On pricing...We have to be competitive in the market.

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