a general direction in which something tends to move
"the shoreward tendency of the current"; "the trend of the stock market"
general line of orientation
"the river takes a southern course"; "the northeastern trend of the coast"
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"
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"
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"
An inclination in a particular direction
The trend of stock-market prices is generally upwards.
There is a trend, these days, for people in films not to smoke.
A fad or fashion style
Miniskirts were one of the biggest trends of the 1980s.
A line drawn on a graph that approximates the trend of a number of disparate points
To have a particular direction; to run; to stretch; to tend
The shore of the sea trends to the southwest.
To cause to turn; to bend.
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.
to have a particular direction; to run; to stretch; to tend; as, the shore of the sea trends to the southwest
to cause to turn; to bend
inclination in a particular direction; tendency; general direction; as, the trend of a coast
to cleanse, as wool
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'trend' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3654
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'trend' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4806
Rank popularity for the word 'trend' in Nouns Frequency: #971
The numerical value of trend in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of trend in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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- خِطَاب, نَزْعَة, اتجاهArabic
- Trend, TendenzGerman
- tendencia, modaSpanish
- kehityssuunta, muoti, villitys, kääntää, muotisuuntaus, suuntaus, trendi, kulkea, suuntautua, tyyliFinnish
- tendance, penchantFrench
- 傾向, トレンド, 趨勢Japanese
- 傾向, 추세, 경향, 趨勢Korean
- trend, rageDutch
- trendNorwegian Nynorsk
- tendencja, trendPolish
- tendência, moda, modinhaPortuguese
- тенденция, тренд, модаRussian
- тенденција, trend, тренд, tendencijaSerbo-Croatian
- mwelekeo mkuu, mwenendoSwahili
- ధోరణి, పోకడTelugu
- akım, moda, gidişat, yönelimTurkish
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