up·​trend ˈəp-ˌtrend How to pronounce uptrend (audio)
: an upturn especially in business or economic activity

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The Nasdag 100 Advance/Decline line is still in an uptrend from the June lows, line c. Tom Aspray, Forbes, 31 July 2022 This latest dollar uptrend has already run longer than each of the periods of multiyear gains since the greenback was taken off the gold standard by President Richard Nixon in the early 1970s. James Mackintosh, WSJ, 11 Sep. 2022 Typically a close above the 61.8% Fibonacci resistance confirms that the major uptrend has resumed. Tom Aspray, Forbes, 14 Aug. 2022 Technically, the stock is in a steep downtrend and a lot more time and price are needed before a new uptrend emerges. Adam Sarhan, Forbes, 1 June 2022 The weekly chart shows a shallow uptrend, line c, and a weekly close below $34,349 would be a sign that the downtrend had resumed. Tom Aspray, Forbes, 30 Apr. 2022 And after two short months of recession in 2020, stocks resumed their uptrend, hitting record highs, until recently. Medora Lee, USA TODAY, 9 June 2022 The rally had stopped below the former uptrend, line b, which had become resistance. Tom Aspray, Forbes, 30 Apr. 2022 Daily new infections in the U.S. have been on the uptrend over the last few weeks, driven by the spread of the highly infectious Delta variant of the virus. Trefis Team, Forbes, 19 Jan. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uptrend was in 1926

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“Uptrend.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uptrend. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition



up·​trend ˈəp-ˌtrend How to pronounce uptrend (audio)
: a rise especially in business or activity

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