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trend

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of trend

  1. 1 a prevailing or general movement or inclination <according to the survey, there's a growing trend for companies to run their own day-care centers for the benefit of employees> Synonyms current, direction, drift, leaning, run, tendency, tide, wind Related Words curve, downside, shift, swing, turn, turnabout, upside; custom, habit, propensity, tenor, way; countercurrent, countertrend; undercurrent, undertow

  2. 2 a practice or interest that is very popular for a short time <still had a coat from the last trend for fake fur, when the material lined everything from boots to coats to bracelets> Synonyms buzz, chic, craze, dernier cri, enthusiasm, fashion, flavor, go, hot ticket, last word, latest, mode, rage, sensation, style, ton, fad, vogueRelated Words nine days' wonder (also nine day wonder); new wave; crush, infatuation; fervor, passion; furor, fuss, hullabaloo, to-do, uproar; bandwagon, crusade, cult, movement; novelty, wrinkle; caprice, fancy, whimNear Antonyms classic, standard




trend

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of trend

  1. 1 to show a liking or proneness (for something) <during the winter our school system trends toward canceling school at the drop of a hat—or at least a snowflake> Synonyms incline, run, tend, leanRelated Words go, gravitate; indicate, point, suggestNear Antonyms avoid, shun, shy (from or away from)

  2. 2 to turn away from a straight line or course <the river trends east, then west again, forming an oxbow> Synonyms arc, arch, bend, bow, crook, fall off, hook, round, sweep, swerve, curve, wheelRelated Words circle, coil, curlicue, curl, loop, spiral; turn, twist, wind; deviate, veerAntonyms straighten





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