How to use Trend in a sentence as a noun

Most everything feels mass-produced and cheap, and the things that aren't are pretty obviously marketed at people trying to buck that trend.

The opening line follows the boilerplate trend of acquisition posts.

Maybe I'm stupidly jaded, and it's one of the things that has steadily pushed me out of the Apple ecosystem, but this trend for overly emotional marketing of stuff, especially in the hipster end of the market, grates enormously.

Not only the numbers, but the trends would totally not match up with our own internal Google Analytics, and even the data such as top referrers etc. were way off.

How to use Trend in a sentence as a verb

The severe restriction placed on travelers is similar to a trend of restrictions placed upon soldiers following 9/11.

I generally try not to start meta discussions here, but this HN submission is an example of a trend I'm seeing more of here lately.

Once a few big companies release Android apps with a sub-par design, other companies see this and follow suit, continuing the trend forwards.

This is why the whole "real name" trend is insane to me.

Trend definitions


a general direction in which something tends to move; "the shoreward tendency of the current"; "the trend of the stock market"

See also: tendency


general line of orientation; "the river takes a southern course"; "the northeastern trend of the coast"

See also: course


a general tendency to change (as of opinion); "not openly liberal but that is the trend of the book"; "a broad movement of the electorate to the right"

See also: drift movement


the popular taste at a given time; "leather is the latest vogue"; "he followed current trends"; "the 1920s had a style of their own"

See also: vogue style


turn sharply; change direction abruptly; "The car cut to the left at the intersection"; "The motorbike veered to the right"

See also: swerve sheer curve veer slue slew