Meaning of TREND in English


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. trend-setter a person who leads the way in fashion etc. trend-setting establishing trends or fashions.

[ ME 'revolve' etc. f. OE trendan f. Gmc: cf. TRUNDLE ]

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