course vs trend what difference

what is difference between course and trend

English

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: kôs, IPA(key): /kɔːs/
  • (General American) enPR: kôrs, IPA(key): /kɔːɹs/, /kɔɹs/
  • (rhotic, without the horsehoarse merger) enPR: kōrs, IPA(key): /ko(ː)ɹs/
  • (non-rhotic, without the horsehoarse merger) IPA(key): /koəs/
  • (Tasmania) IPA(key): /kɜːs/
  • Homophone: coarse; curse (Tasmania)
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)s, -ɜː(ɹ)s (Tasmania)

Etymology 1

From Middle English cours, from Old French cours, from Latin cursus (course of a race), from currō (run), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ḱers- (to run). Doublet of cursus.

Noun

course (plural courses)

  1. A sequence of events.
    1. A normal or customary sequence.
    2. A programme, a chosen manner of proceeding.
    3. Any ordered process or sequence of steps.
    4. A learning programme, whether a single class or (Britain) a major area of study.
      • 1661, John Fell, The Life of the most learned, reverend and pious Dr. H. Hammond
        During the whole time of his abode in the university he generally spent thirteen hours of the day in study; by which assiduity besides an exact dispatch of the whole course of philosophy, he read over in a manner all classic authors that are extant []
      • 1992 August 21, Edwina Currie, Diary:
        Her course will be ‘Communication Studies with Theatre Studies’: God, how tedious, how pointless.
    5. (especially in medicine) A treatment plan.
      • 1932, Agatha Christie, The Thirteen Problems
        Miss Clark, alarmed at her increasing stoutness, was doing a course of what is popularly known as banting.
    6. A stage of a meal.
    7. The succession of one to another in office or duty; order; turn.
      • He appointed [] the courses of the priests.
  2. A path that something or someone moves along.
    1. The itinerary of a race.
    2. A racecourse.
    3. The path taken by a flow of water; a watercourse.
    4. (sports) The trajectory of a ball, frisbee etc.
    5. (golf) A golf course.
    6. (nautical) The direction of movement of a vessel at any given moment.
    7. (navigation) The intended passage of voyage, such as a boat, ship, airplane, spaceship, etc.
  3. (nautical) The lowest square sail in a fully rigged mast, often named according to the mast.
  4. (in the plural, courses, obsolete, euphemistic) Menses.
  5. A row or file of objects.
    1. (masonry) A row of bricks or blocks.
    2. (roofing) A row of material that forms the roofing, waterproofing or flashing system.
    3. (textiles) In weft knitting, a single row of loops connecting the loops of the preceding and following rows.
  6. (music) One or more strings on some musical instruments (such as the guitar, lute or vihuela): if multiple, then closely spaced, tuned in unison or octaves and intended to played together.
Hyponyms
  • bird course
  • crash course
  • due course
  • massive open online course (MOOC)
Derived terms
Related terms
Translations

Verb

course (third-person singular simple present courses, present participle coursing, simple past and past participle coursed)

  1. To run or flow (especially of liquids and more particularly blood).
    The oil coursed through the engine.
    Blood pumped around the human body courses throughout all its veins and arteries.
    • 2013, Martina Hyde, “Is the pope Catholic?”, The Guardian, 20 September 2013[1]
      He is a South American, so perhaps revolutionary spirit courses through Francis’s veins. But what, pray, does the Catholic church want with doubt?
  2. (transitive) To run through or over.
  3. (transitive) To pursue by tracking or estimating the course taken by one’s prey; to follow or chase after.
  4. (transitive) To cause to chase after or pursue game.
    to course greyhounds after deer
Translations

Etymology 2

Clipping of of course

Adverb

course (not comparable)

  1. (colloquial) Alternative form of of course

Anagrams

  • Couser, Crouse, Crusoe, cerous, coures, crouse, source

French

Etymology

From Old French cours, from Latin cursus (course of a race), from currō (run), with influence of Italian corsa.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kuʁs/

Noun

course f (plural courses)

  1. run, running
  2. race
  3. errand

Usage notes

  • course is a false friend, it does not mean “course”. To translate the English word course to French, use cours.

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Romanian: cursă

Further reading

  • “course” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams

  • coeurs, cœurs
  • coures
  • écrous
  • source

Norman

Etymology

From Old French cours, from Latin cursus (course of a race), from currō (run).

Noun

course f (plural courses)

  1. (Jersey) course


English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɹɛnd/
  • Rhymes: -ɛnd

Etymology 1

From Middle English trenden “to roll about, turn, revolve”, from Old English trendan “to roll about, turn, revolve” from Proto-Germanic *trandijaną (to revolve). Cognate with Dutch trent (circumference). Akin to Old English trinde “ball”, Old English tryndel “circle, ring”. More at trindle, trundle.

Noun

trend (plural trends)

  1. An inclination in a particular direction.
  2. A tendency.
  3. A fad or fashion style.
  4. (mathematics) A line drawn on a graph that approximates the trend of a number of disparate points.
  5. (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.
  6. (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.
Derived terms
  • downtrend
  • uptrend
Translations

Verb

trend (third-person singular simple present trends, present participle trending, simple past and past participle trended)

  1. (intransitive) To have a particular direction; to run; to stretch; to tend.
  2. (transitive) To cause to turn; to bend.
    • 1613, William Browne, Britannia’s Pastorals
      Not far beneath i’ the valley as she trends / Her silver stream.
  3. (Internet, intransitive, informal) To be the subject of a trend; to be currently popular, relevant or interesting.
Derived terms
  • betrend
  • trendy
Translations

Etymology 2

Compare German trennen (to separate).

Noun

trend (uncountable)

  1. (Britain, dialect, dated) Clean wool.

Verb

trend (third-person singular simple present trends, present participle trending, simple past and past participle trended)

  1. To cleanse or clean (something, usually wool).

References

Anagrams

  • entr’d

Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from English trend.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /trɛnt/
  • Rhymes: -ɛnt

Noun

trend f (plural trends, diminutive trendje n)

  1. trend, tendency

Derived terms

  • groeitrend
  • trendbreuk
  • trendgroei
  • trendlijn
  • trendmatig
  • trendy

Hungarian

Etymology

From English trend.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈtrɛnd]
  • Rhymes: -ɛnd

Noun

trend

  1. trend

Declension

References


Italian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈtrɛnd/

Noun

trend m (invariable)

  1. trend
    Synonym: tendenza

References

Anagrams

  • dentr

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From English trend

Noun

trend m (definite singular trenden, indefinite plural trender, definite plural trendene)

  1. a trend

Related terms

  • tendens
  • trendy

References

  • “trend” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From English trend

Noun

trend m (definite singular trenden, indefinite plural trendar, definite plural trendane)

  1. a trend

Related terms

  • tendens
  • trendy

References

  • “trend” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Polish

Etymology

From English trend, from Middle English trenden, from Old English trendan, from Proto-Germanic *trandijaną.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /trɛnt/

Noun

trend m inan

  1. trend (fad)

Declension

Derived terms

  • (adjective) trendowy

Related terms

  • (adjective) trendy

Further reading

  • trend in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • trend in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From English trend.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /trênd/

Noun

trȅnd m (Cyrillic spelling тре̏нд)

  1. trend

Declension


Swedish

Noun

trend c

  1. a trend

Declension


Turkish

Etymology

From English trend.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɾɛnd/

Noun

trend (definite accusative trendi, plural trendler)

  1. trend

Declension

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