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Trend vs. Custom — What's the Difference?

Trend vs. Custom — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Trend and Custom

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Trend

A general tendency or course of events
A warming trend.

Custom

A traditional and widely accepted way of behaving or doing something that is specific to a particular society, place, or time
Custom demanded that a person should have gifts for the child
The old English custom of dancing round the maypole

Trend

Current style; vogue
The latest trend in fashion.

Custom

Regular dealings with a shop or business by customers
If you keep me waiting, I will take my custom elsewhere

Trend

The general direction of something
The river's southern trend.
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Custom

Made or done to order; custom-made
A custom guitar

Trend

To show a general tendency; tend
The magazine's circulation is trending downward.

Custom

A traditional practice or usual way of doing something followed by a social group or people.

Trend

To undergo a rapid increase in public interest or attention
News of the earthquake is trending on social media.

Custom

The tradition or body of such practices
The respect that is by custom accorded to the king.

Trend

To extend, incline, or veer in a specified direction
The prevailing wind trends northeast.

Custom

A habitual practice of a person
My custom of reading a little before sleep.

Trend

An inclination in a particular direction.
The trend of a coastline
The upward trend of stock-market prices

Custom

Habitual manner or practice
I am not by custom a coffee drinker.

Trend

A tendency.
There is a trend, these days, for people in films not to smoke.

Custom

(Law) A common tradition or usage so long established that it has the force or validity of law.

Trend

A fad or fashion style.
Miniskirts were one of the biggest trends of the 1960s.

Custom

Habitual patronage, as of a store
Tried to obtain the custom of the wealthiest shoppers.

Trend

(mathematics) A line drawn on a graph that approximates the trend of a number of disparate points.

Custom

Duties or taxes imposed on imported and, less commonly, exported goods.

Trend

(nautical) The lower end of the shank of an anchor, being the same distance on the shank from the throat that the arm measures from the throat to the bill.

Custom

(used with a sing. verb) The governmental agency authorized to collect these duties.

Trend

(nautical) The angle made by the line of a vessel's keel and the direction of the anchor cable, when she is swinging at anchor.

Custom

(used with a sing. verb) The place where goods and baggage entering a country are inspected by this agency
Go through customs.

Trend

Clean wool.

Custom

Tribute, service, or rent paid by a feudal tenant to a lord.

Trend

(intransitive) To have a particular direction; to run; to stretch; to tend.
The shore of the sea trends to the southwest.

Custom

Made to order
Custom suits.

Trend

(transitive) To cause to turn; to bend.

Custom

Specializing in the making or selling of made-to-order goods
A custom tailor.

Trend

To be the subject of a trend; to be currently popular, relevant or interesting.
What topics have been trending on social networks this week?

Custom

Frequent repetition of the same behavior; way of behavior common to many; ordinary manner; habitual practice; method of doing, living or behaving.

Trend

To cleanse or clean (something, usually wool).

Custom

Habitual buying of goods from one same vendor.

Trend

To have a particular direction; to run; to stretch; to tend; as, the shore of the sea trends to the southwest.

Custom

(collectively) The habitual patrons (i.e. customers) of a business; business support.

Trend

To cause to turn; to bend.
Not far beneath i' the valley as she trendsHer silver stream.

Custom

(legal) Long-established practice, considered as unwritten law, and resting for authority on long consent. Compare prescription.

Trend

To cleanse, as wool.

Custom

Traditional beliefs or rituals.
The Ancient Egyptian culture had many distinctive and interesting beliefs and customs; one custom was the mummification of the dead.

Trend

Inclination in a particular direction; tendency; general direction; as, the trend of a coast.

Custom

A custom (made-to-order) piece of art, pornography, etc.

Trend

Clean wool.

Custom

(obsolete) Familiar acquaintance; familiarity.

Trend

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

Custom

Toll, tax, or tribute.

Trend

General line of orientation;
The river takes a southern course
The northeastern trend of the coast

Custom

Created under particular specifications, specially to fit one's needs: specialized, unique, custom-made.
My feet are very large, so I need custom shoes.

Trend

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

Custom

Own, personal, not standard or premade.
We can embroider a wide range of ready designs or a custom logo.

Trend

The popular taste at a given time;
Leather is the latest vogue
He followed current trends
The 1920s had a style of their own

Custom

(archaic) Accustomed; usual.

Trend

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

Custom

To make familiar; to accustom.

Custom

To supply with customers.

Custom

To pay the customs of.

Custom

To have a custom.

Custom

Frequent repetition of the same act; way of acting common to many; ordinary manner; habitual practice; usage; method of doing or living.
And teach customs which are not lawful.
Moved beyond his custom, Gama said.
A customMore honored in the breach than the observance.

Custom

Habitual buying of goods; practice of frequenting, as a shop, manufactory, etc., for making purchases or giving orders; business support.
Let him have your custom, but not your votes.

Custom

Long-established practice, considered as unwritten law, and resting for authority on long consent; usage. See Usage, and Prescription.

Custom

Familiar aquaintance; familiarity.
Age can not wither her, nor custom staleHer infinite variety.

Custom

The customary toll, tax, or tribute.
Render, therefore, to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute is due; custom to whom custom.

Custom

Duties or tolls imposed by law on commodities, imported or exported.

Custom

To make familiar; to accustom.

Custom

To supply with customers.

Custom

To have a custom.
On a bridge he custometh to fight.

Custom

To pay the customs of.

Custom

Accepted or habitual practice

Custom

A specific practice of long standing

Custom

Money collected under a tariff

Custom

Habitual patronage;
I have given this tailor my custom for many years

Custom

Made according to the specifications of an individual

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