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trend

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Noun, Verb (intransitive)

CIDE DICTIONARY

trendv. i. [OE. trenden to roll or turn about; akin to OFries. trind, trund, round, Dan. & Sw. trind, AS. trendel a circle, ring, and E. trendle, trundle.].
     To have a particular direction; to run; to stretch; to tend; as, the shore of the sea trends to the southwest.  [1913 Webster]
trendv. t. 
     To cause to turn; to bend.  [1913 Webster]
    "Not far beneath i' the valley as she trends
    Her silver stream.
    "  [1913 Webster]
trendn. 
     Inclination in a particular direction; tendency; general direction; as, the trend of a coast.  [1913 Webster]
Trend of an anchor. (Naut.) (a) The lower end of the shank of an anchor, being the same distance on the shank from the throat that the arm measures from the throat to the bill. R. H. Dana, Jr. (b) The angle made by the line of a vessel's keel and the direction of the anchor cable, when she is swinging at anchor.
trendv. t. [Cf. G. & OD. trennen to separate.].
     To cleanse, as wool.  [1913 Webster]
trendn. 
     Clean wool.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

trend, n. & v.
--n. a general direction and tendency (esp. of events, fashion, or opinion etc.).
--v.intr.
1 bend or turn away in a specified direction.
2 be chiefly directed; have a general and continued tendency.

Idiom
trend-setter a person who leads the way in fashion etc. trend-setting establishing trends or fashions.
Etymology
ME 'revolve' etc. f. OE trendan f. Gmc: cf. TRUNDLE

THESAURUS

trend

Brownian movement, Zeitgeist, advance, affluence, afflux, affluxion, aim, angular motion, ascending, ascent, axial motion, azimuth, backflowing, backing, backward motion, bear, bear off, bearing, bend, bend to, bent, bias, bon ton, branch off, career, change the bearing, climbing, concourse, conduce, confluence, conflux, contribute, convention, course, craze, crosscurrent, cry, current, curve, custom, defluxion, depart from, descending, descent, detour, deviate, digress, direction, direction line, dispose, divagate, divaricate, diverge, downflow, downpour, downward motion, drift, driftage, ebb, ebbing, fad, fashion, flight, flood, flow, flow back, flow in, flow out, flowing, fluency, flush, flux, forward motion, furore, glacial movement, go, gush, haute couture, have a tendency, head, heading, heel, helmsmanship, high fashion, hold a heading, inclination, incline, inflow, issue, lay, lead, lean, leaning, lie, line, line of direction, line of march, look, look to, main current, mainstream, make, mill run, millrace, mode, motion, mounting, movement, navigation, oblique motion, ongoing, onrush, onward course, orientation, outflow, passage, piloting, plunging, point, point to, pour, prevailing taste, progress, progression, proper thing, quarter, race, radial motion, rage, random motion, range, redound to, reflowing, refluence, reflux, regression, regurgitate, retrogression, rising, run, rush, serve, set, set toward, sheer, shift, show a tendency, sideward motion, sinking, soaring, spate, steer, steerage, steering, sternway, stream, stream of fashion, style, subsiding, surge, surge back, swerve, swim, swing, tack, tend, tend to go, tendency, tenor, the general tendency, the main course, thing, tide, time spirit, tone, track, traject, trajet, turn, turn aside, undercurrent, undertow, upward motion, vary, veer, verge, vogue, warp, water flow, way, wind, work toward

ROGET THESAURUS

trend

Tendency

VB tend, contribute, conduce, lead, dispose, incline, verge, bend to, trend, affect, carry, redound to, bid fair to, gravitate towards, promote.

Fashion

N fashion, style, ton, bon ton, society, good society, polite society, monde, drawing-room, civilized life, civilization, town, beau monde, high life, court, world, fashionable world, gay world, Vanity Fair, show, manners, breeding, air, demeanor, savoir faire, gentlemanliness, gentility, decorum, propriety, biens_eance, conventions of society, Mrs, Grundy, punctilio, form, formality, etiquette, point of etiquette, dress, custom, mode, vogue, go, rage, prevailing taste, fad, trend, bandwagon, furore, thing, in thing, craze, chic, last word, man of fashion, woman of fashion, man of the world, woman of the world, height of fashion, pink of fashion, star of fashion, glass of fashion, leader of fashion, arbiter elegantiarum, the beautiful people, the fashion set, upper ten thousand, elite, smart set, the four hundred, in crowd, fashionable, in fashion, a la mode, comme il faut, admitted in society, admissible in society, presentable, conventional, genteel, well-bred, well mannered, well behaved, well spoken, gentlemanlike, gentlemanly, ladylike, civil, polite, polished, refined, thoroughbred, courtly, distingue, unembarrassed, degage, janty, jaunty, dashing, fast, modish, stylish, chic, trendy, recherche, newfangled, all the rage, all the go, with it, in, faddish, in court, in full dress, in evening dress, en grande tenue, fashionably, for fashion's sake, a la francaise, a la parisienne, a l' anglaise, a l' americaine, autre temps autre mauers, chaque pays a sa guise.

Direction

VB direct, manage, govern, conduct, order, prescribe, cut out work for, bead, lead, lead the way, show the way, take the lead, lead on, regulate, guide, steer, pilot, tackle, take the helm, be at the helm, have the reins, handle the reins, hold the reins, take the reins, drive, tool, superintend, supervise, overlook, control, keep in order, look after, see to, legislate for, administer, ministrate, matronize, have the care of, have the charge of, be in charge of, have charge of, take the direction, boss, boss one around, pull the strings, pull the wires, rule, have the direction, hold office, hold the portfolio, preside, preside at the board, take the chair, occupy the chair, be in the chair, pull the stroke oar, tend towards, bend towards, point towards, conduct to, go to, point to, point at, bend, trend, verge, incline, dip, determine, steer for, steer towards, make for, make towards, aim at, level at, take aim, keep a course, hold a course, be bound for, bend one's steps towards, direct one's course, steer one's course, bend one's course, shape one's course, align one's march, allign one's march, to straight, go straight to the point, march on, march on a point, ascertain one's direction, s'orienter, see which way the wind blows, box the compass, take the air line.

Deviation

VB alter one's course, deviate, depart from, turn, trend, bend, curve, swerve, heel, bear off, gybe, wear, intervert, deflect, divert, divert from its course, put on a new scent, shift, shunt, draw aside, crook, warp, stray, straggle, sidle, diverge, tralineate, digress, wander, wind, twist, meander, veer, tack, divagate, sidetrack, turn aside, turn a corner, turn away from, wheel, steer clear of, ramble, rove, drift, go astray, go adrift, yaw, dodge, step aside, ease off, make way for, shy, fly off at a tangent, glance off, wheel about, face about, turn to the right about, face to the right about, waddle, go out of one's way, lose one's way.


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