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trends

noun
plural of trend

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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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

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trends

verb
present tense third-person singular of trend

Synonyms & Antonyms of trends (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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2 to turn away from a straight line or course
  • the river trends east, then west again, forming an oxbow

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“Trends.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/trends. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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