trend toward (something)

trend toward (something)

To show a gradual and general inclination or tendency toward something. With an increasing number of companies competing for customers' business, the industry has been trending toward more consumer-friendly practices. Media outlets continue to trend toward an online-only presence as the print industry becomes less and less relevant.
See also: toward, trend
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trend toward something

to move gradually toward something. Fashions are trending toward the gaudy and flamboyant. Attitudes are trending toward the more conservative.
See also: toward, trend
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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