trend

[ trend ]
/ trɛnd /
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noun

verb (used without object)


Nearby words

  1. trenchantly,
  2. trenchard,
  3. trencher,
  4. trencherman,
  5. trenches,
  6. trendelenburg position,
  7. trendelenburg's sign,
  8. trendelenburg's test,
  9. trendify,
  10. trending

Origin of trend

before 1000; Middle English trenden “to turn, roll,” Old English trendan; akin to Old English trinde “ball,” Dutch trent “circumference,” Swedish trind “round.” See trindle, trundle

SYNONYMS FOR trend
Related formscoun·ter·trend, nounsub·trend, noun

Synonym study

1. See tendency.

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British Dictionary definitions for subtrend

trend

/ (trɛnd) /

noun

general tendency or direction
fashion; mode

verb (intr)

to take a certain trend

Word Origin for trend

Old English trendan to turn; related to Middle Low German trenden

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Word Origin and History for subtrend
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