Definition of trend:
front, furor, class, apparent movement, ignore, campaign, curve, current, purport, likely, snub, sensation, go, cut, line, trim down, slide, gallery, trim back, form, cut back, effort, craze, rationalise, approach, flair, run, issue, prune, stylus, motion, slant, expressive style, motility, course of action, dash, crusade, enthusiasm, turn out, last word, hack, mode, sheer, edit, slip, dernier cri, tendency, curl, usual, foreshorten, lean, apparent motion, social movement, chic, flavor, veer, tend, shorten, arch, thin, course, impulsion, rage, elan, ton, course of instruction, tide, swerve, buzz, like, partiality, panache, move, switch off, wind, drive, style, turn, kink, squint, cut off, bowel movement, burn, course of study, turn off, row, cast, slue, contract, twist, thing, dilute, make out, arc, manner, incline, hot ticket, movement, skid, thin out, abridge, trim, bring down, latest, vogue, slew, skip, rationalize, way, abbreviate, grade, write out, fashion, reduce, cause, edit out, cut down, crook, disregard, tailor, impetus, geld, bm, drift, fad.
- changes (part of speech: noun)
- tendency (part of speech: noun)
- direction (part of speech: noun)
- "How to Live a Holy Life", C. E. Orr.
It is true the furrows and scratches of this polished surface run mainly from east to west; but there are some crossing the main trend, at angles ranging from 20 to 30 degrees, and running south- east- north- west.- "Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence", Louis Agassiz.
- "Popular Law-making", Frederic Jesup Stimson.