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trend

Noun

1 a general direction in which something tends to move; "the shoreward tendency of the current"; "the trend of the stock market" [syn: tendency]
2 general line of orientation; "the river takes a southern course"; "the northeastern trend of the coast" [syn: course]
3 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" [syn: drift, movement]
4 the popular taste at a given time; "leather is the latest vogue"; "he followed current trends"; "the 1920s had a style of their own" [syn: vogue, style] v : turn sharply; change direction abruptly; "The car cut to the left at the intersection"; "The motorbike veered to the right" [syn: swerve, sheer, curve, veer, slue, slew, cut]

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English

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. Inclination in a particular direction; tendency; general direction; as, the trend of a coast.
  2. A fad or fashion trend

Translations

general direction
A fad or fashion trend

Verb

  1. To have a particular direction; to run; to stretch; to tend.
    The shore of the sea trends to the southwest.
  2. To cause to turn; to bend.

Translations

To have a particular direction; to run; to stretch; to tend
  • Finnish: kulkea, suuntautua
To cause to turn; to bend
  • Finnish: kääntää
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Derived terms

Croatian

Etymology

From trend.

Noun

hr-noun m

Italian

Noun

trend

Synonyms

Extensive Definition

Trend may refer to:
trend in German: Trend
trend in French: Tendance
trend in Dutch: Trend
trend in Polish: Trend
trend in Russian: Тренд
trend in Swedish: Trend
trend in Turkish: Trend
trend in Chinese: 趨勢

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Brownian movement, Zeitgeist, advance, affluence, afflux, affluxion, aim, angular motion, ascending, ascent, axial motion, azimuth, backflowing, backing, backward motion, bear, bear off, bearing, bend, bend to, bent, bias, bon ton, branch off, career, change the bearing, climbing, concourse, conduce, confluence, conflux, contribute, convention, course, craze, crosscurrent, cry, current, curve, custom, defluxion, depart from, descending, descent, detour, deviate, digress, direction, direction line, dispose, divagate, divaricate, diverge, downflow, downpour, downward motion, drift, driftage, ebb, ebbing, fad, fashion, flight, flood, flow, flow back, flow in, flow out, flowing, fluency, flush, flux, forward motion, furore, glacial movement, go, gush, haute couture, have a tendency, head, heading, heel, helmsmanship, high fashion, hold a heading, inclination, incline, inflow, issue, lay, lead, lean, leaning, lie, line, line of direction, line of march, look, look to, main current, mainstream, make, mill run, millrace, mode, motion, mounting, movement, navigation, oblique motion, ongoing, onrush, onward course, orientation, outflow, passage, piloting, plunging, point, point to, pour, prevailing taste, progress, progression, proper thing, quarter, race, radial motion, rage, random motion, range, redound to, reflowing, refluence, reflux, regression, regurgitate, retrogression, rising, run, rush, serve, set, set toward, sheer, shift, show a tendency, sideward motion, sinking, soaring, spate, steer, steerage, steering, sternway, stream, stream of fashion, style, subsiding, surge, surge back, swerve, swim, swing, tack, tend, tend to go, tendency, tenor, the general tendency, the main course, thing, tide, time spirit, tone, track, traject, trajet, turn, turn aside, undercurrent, undertow, upward motion, vary, veer, verge, vogue, warp, water flow, way, wind, work toward
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