the general course or prevailing tendency; drift:
trends in the teaching of foreign languages; the trend of events.
style or vogue:
the new trend in women’s apparel.
the general direction followed by a road, river, coastline, or the like.
verb (used without object)
to have a general tendency, as events, conditions, etc.
to tend to take a particular direction; extend in some direction indicated.
to emerge as a popular trend; be currently popular:
trending topics on the Internet; words that have trended this year.
to veer or turn off in a specified direction, as a river, mountain range, etc.:
The river trends toward the southeast.
general tendency or direction
to take a certain trend
noun 1. any aggregate of people united by ties of descent from a common ancestor, community of customs and traditions, adherence to the same leaders, etc. 2. a local division of an aboriginal people. 3. a division of some other people. 4. a class or type of animals, plants, articles, or the like. 5. Animal […]
noun 1. Anatomy. either of two knobs at the top of the femur, the greater on the outside and the lesser on the inside, serving for the attachment of muscles between the thigh and pelvis. 2. Zoology. any similar prominence on the femur in many other vertebrates. 3. Entomology. (in an insect) the usually small […]
adjective 1. bordering on the tropics; nearly tropical. 2. pertaining to or occurring in a region between tropical and temperate; subtorrid; semitropical. noun 3. a subtropical plant. adjective 1. situated in, used in, characteristic of, or relating to the subtropics subtropical (sŭb-trŏp’ĭ-kəl) Relating to the regions of the Earth bordering on the tropics, just north […]
noun, Meteorology. 1. one of several highs, as the Azores and Pacific highs, that prevail over the oceans at latitudes of about 30 degrees N and S. Also called subtropical anticyclone. Compare high (def 37).