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Princeton's WordNet

  1. depend(verb)

    be contingent upon (something that is elided)

    "That depends"

    count, bet, look, reckon, calculate

  2. count, bet, depend, look, calculate, reckon(verb)

    have faith or confidence in

    "you can count on me to help you any time"; "Look to your friends for support"; "You can bet on that!"; "Depend on your family in times of crisis"

    figure, seem, bet, suppose, look, reckon, work out, appear, weigh, view, front, estimate, numerate, expect, see, compute, search, think, calculate, cypher, play, opine, aim, imagine, await, wager, enumerate, count, cipher, direct, number, guess, face, attend, regard, wait, consider, forecast, take care, matter, account, count on

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. depend(v. n.)

    hang, be pendent

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. depend(v)

    lean, rely, trust

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    rely, count, adopt

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  1. Rudy Giuliani:

    There’s one tradition in America, right? Election is over. We forget about it. There is another tradition in America which is ‘equal justice under the law,’ and it would depend on how bad the violations are.

  2. Chris Woodward:

    Manager Chris Woodward still lives in Arizona, where Manager Chris Woodward was already talking about 105-degree temperatures last week when expressing Manager Chris Woodward preference for workouts in Texas. Being in Texas instead of Arizona would eliminate the close proximity to some other teams to play additional spring training games before the season. The Rangers would have to depend primarily on intrasquad games to get prepared for the season. This year is obviously different from any other year. Our guys know that, and Ive talked to them at length about that. So anything we do is going to not be normal.

  3. H. Jackson Brown Jr.:

    Believe in miracles but don't depend on them.

  4. Michael Bennet:

    For people in my state, outdoor recreation is not just an avocation -- it's a vocation. And that likely rings true for the Olympic athletes here today, our economy is going to depend on us getting it right on climate, and I am incredibly optimistic that we will do the right thing, whether we have to drag Washington there or not.

  5. Carlos Zarlenga:

    GM investments and our future depend on this plan.

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