Synonyms for trend

Synonyms for (noun) trend

Synonyms: style, trend, vogue

Definition: the popular taste at a given time

Usage: leather is the latest vogue; he followed current trends; the 1920s had a style of their own

Similar words: taste, perceptiveness, discernment, appreciation

Definition: delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values)

Usage: arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success; to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste


Synonyms: trend, movement, drift

Definition: a general tendency to change (as of opinion)

Usage: not openly liberal but that is the trend of the book; a broad movement of the electorate to the right

Similar words: inclination, disposition, tendency

Definition: an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others

Usage: he had an inclination to give up too easily; a tendency to be too strict


Synonyms: trend, course

Definition: general line of orientation

Usage: the river takes a southern course; the northeastern trend of the coast

Similar words: direction, way

Definition: a line leading to a place or point

Usage: he looked the other direction; didn't know the way home


Synonyms: trend, tendency

Definition: a general direction in which something tends to move

Usage: the shoreward tendency of the current; the trend of the stock market

Similar words: direction, way

Definition: a line leading to a place or point

Usage: he looked the other direction; didn't know the way home

Synonyms for (verb) trend

Synonyms: curve, cut, sheer, slew, slue, veer, trend, swerve

Definition: turn sharply; change direction abruptly

Usage: The car cut to the left at the intersection; The motorbike veered to the right

Similar words: turn

Definition: change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense

Usage: Turn towards me; The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face; She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs