Definitions for depend on

Definitions for (verb) depend on

Main entry: rely on, depend on

Definition: be dependent on, as for support or maintenance

Usage: elderly parents often depend on their adult children

Main entry: depend on, depend upon, rely on, rely upon

Definition: put trust in with confidence

Usage: she is someone you can really rely on when times get rough; you can rely on his discretion

Main entry: ride, turn on, depend on, depend upon, devolve on, hinge on, hinge upon

Definition: be contingent on

Usage: The outcomes rides on the results of the election; Your grade will depends on your homework

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