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Synonyms for depend on

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. depend on, devolve on, depend upon, ride, turn on, hinge on, hinge upon(verb)

    be contingent on

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

    rely upon, trip out, excite, drive, get off, sit, trip, tease, depend upon, commove, agitate, tantalise, cod, rally, hinge on, turn on, arouse, sex, ride, devolve on, hinge upon, bait, razz, charge, tantalize, charge up, rouse, taunt, rag, wind up, mount, switch on, twit, rely on

  2. depend on, depend upon, rely on, rely upon(verb)

    put trust in with confidence

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

    rely on, devolve on, depend upon, ride, turn on, rely upon, hinge upon, hinge on

  3. depend on, rely on(verb)

    be dependent on, as for support or maintenance

    "elderly parents often depend on their adult children"

    rely on, devolve on, depend upon, ride, turn on, rely upon, hinge upon, hinge on


  1. depend on(verb)

    hinge on, depend upon

  2. depend on(verb)

    To be dependent on something or someone for support or help.

    hinge on, depend upon

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. depend on(v)

    believe, confide in, depend upon, rely on, rely upon, trust

    distrust, doubt, doubt, mistrust, surmise, suspect

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. depend on

    rely upon, rest upon, confide in, trust to, count upon, reckon upon, build upon, depend upon

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How to use depend on in a sentence?

  1. Robert Wice:

    A lot more companies will be asked by their stakeholders internally : Do we have coverage for this type of thing ? whether they actually start to buy more or not will depend on pricing.

  2. Gary Gardner:

    More and more countries depend on global markets for their food - that creates vulnerability.

  3. Amy Janes:

    Factors like genetics, duration of exposure to tobacco, stress, other drug use, and psychiatric or medical disorders can affect treatment success, the effectiveness of a specific treatment may depend on individual differences in factors like brain function and communication between brain regions.

  4. Paul Donovan:

    This involuntary saving could be spent. It will depend on fear and trust, fear of the virus and fear of unemployment need to be low. Trust in government policy needs to be relatively high.

  5. Willie Walsh:

    There's no time frame, it will depend on when aircraft become available, we're not in an immediate hurry.


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