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. Jamie Grifo:

    The social trend of delaying childbearing -- the older age of women when trying to conceive -- is the single biggest factor in infertility today.

  2. Masatsugu Asakawa:

    It's inevitable for Chinese economy to slow, with its potential growth lowering as a trend, it is unlikely to falter greatly as there's room for authorities' stimulus measures.

  3. The IEA:

    India could be replacing China as the main engine of global demand growth, reforms to the rules allowing refiners to directly import crude oil are all part of a general trend towards liberalisation that should underpin India's growth momentum.

  4. Daniel Ang:

    It looks like investors favour support around $60 a barrel, but with U.S. production still strong, the bearish trend looks set to continue for now. I think it's just a matter of time before Brent breaks below $60 again.

  5. Christian Laub:

    We don't have a lot of time, but we don't have to solve the entire problem by June. We just have to change the trend.

Images & Illustrations of trend

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