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Detailed Synonyms for tendency in English

tendency:

tendency [the ~] noun

  1. the tendency
    the intent; the meaning; the tendency; the purport; the sense; the tenor; the stature
  2. the tendency
    the tendency; the inclination; the trend; the tenor
  3. the tendency
    the tendency; the inclination; the purport; the tenor; the trend; the signification; the meaning; the sense
  4. the tendency
    the tendency; the drift
  5. the tendency
    the tendency; the trend; the tenor
  6. the tendency
    – a characteristic likelihood of or natural disposition toward a certain condition or character or effect 1
    the tendency; the inclination
    – a characteristic likelihood of or natural disposition toward a certain condition or character or effect 1
    • tendency [the ~] noun
      • fabric with a tendency to shrink1
    • inclination [the ~] noun
      • the alkaline inclination of the local waters1
  7. the tendency
    – an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others 1
    the tendency; the disposition; the inclination
    – an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others 1
  8. the tendency
    – an inclination to do something 1
    the tendency; the leaning; the propensity
    – an inclination to do something 1
  9. the tendency
    – a general direction in which something tends to move 1
    the tendency; the trend
    – a general direction in which something tends to move 1
    • tendency [the ~] noun
      • the shoreward tendency of the current1
    • trend [the ~] noun
      • the trend of the stock market1

tendency

  1. tendency

Translation Matrix for tendency:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
disposition disposition; inclination; tendency arrangement; belief; character; classification; conviction; creed; disposal; disposition; divine worship; excitement; faith; heart; idea; inclination; liveliness; marshalling; mind; nature; notion; opinion; position; proclivity; ranging; religion; religious conviction; rush; soul; temper; temperament; view; vivacity
drift drift; tendency current; drift; gallery; heading; impetus; impulsion; intention; meaning; movement; purport; purpose; trend; use
inclination disposition; inclination; meaning; purport; sense; signification; tendency; tenor; trend angle of dip; angle of inclination; belief; conviction; creed; descent; dip; disposition; divine worship; excitement; faith; idea; inclination; inclination of an orbit; incline; inclining; lean; leaning; list; liveliness; magnetic dip; magnetic inclination; nature; notion; opinion; proclivity; ramp; religion; religious conviction; rush; slip; slope; temper; temperament; tilt; view; vivacity
intent intent; meaning; purport; sense; stature; tendency; tenor aim; design; intent; intention; purport; purpose; spirit
leaning leaning; propensity; tendency inclination; lean; leaning; list; proclivity; propensity; tilt
meaning inclination; intent; meaning; purport; sense; signification; stature; tendency; tenor; trend composition; drift; expression; import; importance; intention; meaning; phrase; purpose; saying; significance; signification; statement; substance; term; turn of phrase; use; weight
propensity leaning; propensity; tendency aptness; leaning; proclivity; propensity
purport inclination; intent; meaning; purport; sense; signification; stature; tendency; tenor; trend drift; intent; purport; spirit
sense inclination; intent; meaning; purport; sense; signification; stature; tendency; tenor; trend brainpower; common sense; genius; good sense; gumption; horse sense; intellect; intelligence; mental capacity; mother wit; reason; reflection; repentance; sensation; sense; sensory faculty; sentience; sentiency; signified; thought
signification inclination; meaning; purport; sense; signification; tendency; tenor; trend import; meaning; significance; signification
stature intent; meaning; purport; sense; stature; tendency; tenor appearance; build; constitution; figure; height; physique; posture; shape; size; stature
style category; class; coupe; cut; dash; elan; expressive style; fashion; flair; genre; kind; manner; mode; panache; sort; style; stylus; trend; type; vogue; way
taste appreciation; choice; discernment; fancy; foretaste; gustation; gustatory modality; gustatory perception; gustatory sensation; liking; mouthful; penchant; perceptiveness; predilection; preference; sense of taste; taste; taste perception; taste sensation; tasting
tendency disposition; drift; inclination; intent; leaning; meaning; propensity; purport; sense; signification; stature; tendency; tenor; trend
tenor inclination; intent; meaning; purport; sense; signification; stature; tendency; tenor; trend strain; tenor; tenor voice
trend inclination; meaning; purport; sense; signification; tendency; tenor; trend course; drift; fashion; movement; style; tendency toward; trend; vogue
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
drift be adrift; blow; drift; err; float; freewheel; go adrift; make leeway; stray
purport aim; propose; purport; purpose
sense anticipate; become aware of; feel; find; get wind of; hold apart; keep apart; notice; observe; perceive; scent; see; sense; smell; smell out
style style; title
taste sample; savor; savour; smack; taste; test; try; try out
trend curve; cut; sheer; slew; slue; swerve; trend; veer
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
intent absorbed; captive; concentrated; engrossed; enwrapped; intent; with concentration; wrapped
leaning askew; atilt; canted; crooked; leaning; lopsided; oblique; skew; slanting; sloping; steep; tilted; tipped
meaning meaning; pregnant; significant; so to say; so to speak
tenor tenor
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
disposition character; disposition; good humor; good humour; heart; nature; temperament
inclination inclination
intent intent; intention
meaning knowing; meaning; significant
sense good sense; sense; wit
style style; taste; tendency chic; elegance; style; style of writing; stylistic art; tastefulness
taste style; taste; tendency taste
tendency style; taste; tendency
tenor tenor; wording
trend trend
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
sense sense; senses stimulating; sensory; sensual

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Related Definitions for "tendency":

  1. a characteristic likelihood of or natural disposition toward a certain condition or character or effect1
    • fabric with a tendency to shrink1
  2. an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others1
    • a tendency to be too strict1
  3. an inclination to do something1
  4. a general direction in which something tends to move1
    • the shoreward tendency of the current1

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