Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun trend

4 senses of trend

Sense 1
tendency, trend -- (a general direction in which something tends to move; "the shoreward tendency of the current"; "the trend of the stock market")
       => direction, way -- (a line leading to a place or point; "he looked the other direction"; "didn't know the way home")

Sense 2
course, trend -- (general line of orientation; "the river takes a southern course"; "the northeastern trend of the coast")
       => direction, way -- (a line leading to a place or point; "he looked the other direction"; "didn't know the way home")

Sense 3
drift, trend, movement -- (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")
       => inclination, disposition, tendency -- (an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others; "he had an inclination to give up too easily"; "a tendency to be too strict")

Sense 4
vogue, trend, style -- (the popular taste at a given time; "leather is the latest vogue"; "he followed current trends"; "the 1920s had a style of their own")
       => taste, appreciation, discernment, perceptiveness -- (delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values); "arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success"; "to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb trend

1 sense of trend

Sense 1
swerve, sheer, curve, trend, veer, slue, slew, cut -- (turn sharply; change direction abruptly; "The car cut to the left at the intersection"; "The motorbike veered to the right")
       => turn -- (change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense; "Turn towards me"; "The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face"; "She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs")

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