1. A general tendency or course of events: a warming trend. See Synonyms at tendency.
2. Current style; vogue: the latest trend in fashion.
3. The general direction of something: the river's southern trend.
intr.v. trend·ed, trend·ing, trends
1. To show a general tendency; tend: The magazine's circulation is trending downward.
2. To undergo a rapid increase in public interest or attention: News of the earthquake is trending on social media.
3. To extend, incline, or veer in a specified direction: The prevailing wind trends northeast.
[From Middle English trenden, to revolve, from Old English trendan.]
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