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, 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. James Tabery:

    The study does raise a troubling implication – the thought that the patient-physician relationship is compromised by these biological explanations. I would hope we could use this information to educate aspiring clinicians so that they don’t (fall) victim to that trend, to bring it to their attention so they can actively combat it.

  2. Air Jordans:

    You can follow the trend, or you can set the trend, you set the trend by having a barometer of what young folks are doing, and the conditions of life they’re living. We would take stuff that was scraps and turn them into luxury. It wasn’t rags to riches. We turned our rags into things that rich people wanted. It’s like, ‘Oh, this is what I got? That motherfucker’s gonna want this because of how I rock it and how confident I am with it.’.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    We are in a world where fake news are created and made a trend to either protect another fake news or promote a product/person and fools in billions accept it within a second.

  4. Joe Hayes:

    The likelihood of the negative trend in output being stymied any time soon appears slim, with demand for goods from both domestic and international sources waning further, asian goods producers face headwinds from slowing growth in Europe and China, while global trade risks are yet to be mitigated by a breakthrough in US-Sino relations.

  5. Avtar Sandu:

    We see a bounce off here ... but a change in trend is not visible yet.

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