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trend  audio  (trnd) KEY 

NOUN:
  1. The general direction in which something tends to move.
  2. A general tendency or inclination. See Synonyms at tendency.
  3. Current style; vogue: the latest trend in fashion.
intr.v.
trend·ed, trend·ing, trends
  1. To extend, incline, or veer in a specified direction: The prevailing wind trends east-northeast.
  2. To show a general tendency; tend: "The gender gap was trending down" (James J. Kilpatrick).

ETYMOLOGY:
From Middle English trenden, to revolve, from Old English trendan


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