What does trend mean?

Definitions for trendtrɛnd

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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"


  1. trend(Noun)

    An inclination in a particular direction

    The trend of stock-market prices is generally upwards.

  2. trend(Noun)

    A tendency

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

  3. trend(Noun)

    A fad or fashion style

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

  4. trend(Noun)

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

  5. trend(Verb)

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

    The shore of the sea trends to the southwest.

  6. trend(Verb)

    To cause to turn; to bend.

  7. Origin: 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


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Simon Juncker:

    This is more of a long-term trend.

  2. Robert Pante:

    The trend these days is short suffering

  3. Taku Sakamoto:

    It's a dangerous trend and we must watch.

  4. Fabrice Bregier:

    It confirms the market trend is positive.

  5. Rebecca Lee:

    I feel like this trend has just exploded.

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