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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 of trend current, direction, drift, leaning, run, tendency, tide, wind Words Related to trend 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 of trend buzz, chic, craze, dernier cri, enthusiasm, fashion, flavor, go, hot ticket, last word, latest, mode, rage, sensation, style, ton, fad, vogueWords Related to trend 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 of trend classic, standard

Synonym Discussion of trend

tendency, trend, drift, tenor, current mean movement in a particular direction. tendency implies an inclination sometimes amounting to an impelling force.
    • a general tendency toward inflation
trend applies to the general direction maintained by a winding or irregular course.
    • the long-term trend of the stock market is upward
drift may apply to a tendency determined by external forces
    • the drift of the population away from large cities
or it may apply to an underlying or obscure trend of meaning or discourse.
    • got the drift of her argument
tenor stresses a clearly perceptible direction and a continuous, undeviating course.
    • the tenor of the times
current implies a clearly defined but not necessarily unalterable course.
    • an encounter that changed the current of my life

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 of trend incline, run, tend, leanWords Related to trend go, gravitate; indicate, point, suggestNear Antonyms of trend 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 of trend arc, arch, bend, bow, crook, fall off, hook, round, sweep, swerve, curve, wheelWords Related to trend circle, coil, curlicue, curl, loop, spiral; turn, twist, wind; deviate, veerAntonyms of trend straighten



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