What does trend mean?

Definitions for trend
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tendency, trendnoun

    a general direction in which something tends to move

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

  2. course, trendnoun

    general line of orientation

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

  3. drift, trend, movementnoun

    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, styleverb

    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, cutverb

    turn sharply; change direction abruptly

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

Wiktionary

  1. trendnoun

    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. trendnoun

    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. trendnoun

    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. trendnoun

    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. trendverb

    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. trendverb

    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. Trendverb

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

  2. Trendverb

    to cause to turn; to bend

  3. Trendnoun

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

  4. Trendverb

    to cleanse, as wool

  5. Trendnoun

    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.]

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  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

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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. Peter Ueda:

    Sexual inexperience has become a national concern in Japan, but previous reports did not examine the trend across different age groups and socioeconomic backgrounds.

  2. Spencer Little:

    That gap is closing quite quickly, and we're expecting that trend to continue to be driven by the smaller, compact SUVs, they're more versatile - families love them. Their price is lower, they're smaller than the larger SUV models but still roomy.

  3. Chief Executive Bracken Darrell:

    Gaming is on a secular growth run, we are at the same stage with the e-sports - we are only at the beginning of this trend now.

  4. Heinrich Oberreuter:

    This is in no way just a protest vote or a hoovering-up of Social Democrat (SPD) votes, it's a longer-term trend, the advantage for the Greens is they own the issue of climate change which is a long-term problem.

  5. Endicott Peabody:

    Remember! Things in life will not always run smoothly. Sometimes we will be rising toward the heights - then all will seem to reverse itself and start downward. The great fact to remember is that the trend of civilization itself is forever upward, that a line drawn through the middle of the peaks and the valleys of the centuries always has an upward trend.

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