trend

[ trend ]
/ trɛnd /

noun

verb (used without object)

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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

OTHER WORDS FROM trend

coun·ter·trend, nounsub·trend, noun

synonym study for trend

1. See tendency.
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British Dictionary definitions for trend

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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