What is another word for trends?

Pronunciation: [tɹˈɛndz] (IPA)

Trends refer to the general direction in which something is moving or changing. Synonyms for trends include tendencies, patterns, styles, fashions, shifts, developments, movements, evolutions, and progressions. Tendencies refer to the inclination towards a particular behavior or thought. Patterns describe the recurring arrangement of elements or events. Styles denote a specific manner or approach that is characteristic of a particular group or era. Fashions refer to the current and popular styles that are prevalent in a particular time or place. Shifts imply a sudden or significant change in direction or focus. Developments describe the gradual progress or advancement of something over time. Movements refer to a group of people working towards a common goal or idea. Evolutions describe the gradual and natural development of something into a more complex or sophisticated form. Progressions denote the steady and sequential development or advancement towards a particular goal.
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Usage examples for Trends

Their centre held a less precipitous ridge, which trends away to the north parallel to the middle reaches of that stream.
"The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)"
John Holland Rose
It trends nearly due north and south, leaning a little north-west and south-east, and receives many large rivers, as the Red, the Saskatchewan, and the Winnipeg.
"Popular Adventure Tales"
Mayne Reid
The Laguna de Bay is said to be about ten leagues in length by three in width, and trends in a north-northwest and south-southeast direction.
"The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes"
Tomás de Comyn Fedor Jagor Rudolf Ludwig Carl Virchow Charles Wilkes

Famous quotes with Trends

  • The thing is to be able to outlast the trends.
    Paul Anka
  • The future will be determined in part by happenings that it is impossible to foresee; it will also be influenced by trends that are now existent and observable.
    Emily Greene Balch
  • I think we have a great track record on being relevant, on identifying consumer trends, needs and wants.
    Jim Cantalupo
  • Don't follow trends, start trends.
    Frank Capra
  • My advice to young film-makers is this: don't follow trends, start them!
    Frank Capra

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