trend
Pronunciation Noun

trend (plural trends)

  1. An inclination in a particular direction.
    the trend of a coastline
    the upward trend of stock-market prices
  2. A tendency.
    There is a trend, these days, for people in films not to smoke.
  3. A fad or fashion style.
    Miniskirts were one of the biggest trends of the 1960s.
  4. (mathematics) A line drawn on a graph that approximates the trend of a number of disparate points.
  5. (nautical) 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.
  6. (nautical) The angle made by the line of a vessel's keel and the direction of the anchor cable, when she is swinging at anchor.
Translations Translations Verb

trend (trends, present participle trending; past and past participle trended)

  1. (intransitive) To have a particular direction; to run; to stretch; to tend.
    The shore of the sea trends to the southwest.
  2. (transitive) To cause to turn; to bend.
    • W. Browne
      Not far beneath i' the valley as she trends / Her silver stream.
  3. (Internet, intransitive, informal) To be the subject of a trend; to be currently popular, relevant or interesting.
    What topics have been trending on social networks this week?
Translations Noun

trend (uncountable)

  1. (UK, dialect, dated) Clean wool.
Verb

trend (trends, present participle trending; past and past participle trended)

  1. To cleanse or clean (something, usually wool).



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