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Synonyms for rely on

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  1. rely on(verb)

    rely upon, depend on, count on

  2. rely on(verb)

    To be confident in.

    I know I can rely on you.

    count on, depend on, rely upon

  3. rely on(verb)

    To be dependent upon.

    The city relies on the subway system.

    depend on, count on, rely upon

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. rely on(v)

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

    distrust, doubt, doubt, mistrust, surmise, suspect

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rely on

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

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How to use rely on in a sentence?

  1. Minnesota Twins:

    Theres really no playbook, you certainly take advantage of the resources around you, the people who you trust, you rely on them in a lot of ways. I did that in a lot of different ways.

  2. Jean de La Fontaine:

    Better to rely on one powerful king than on many little princes.

  3. Japanese Proverb:

    Never rely on the glory of the morning nor the smiles of your mother-in-law.

  4. Daphna Shohamy:

    Daphna Shohamy, who is a professor of psychology at Columbia University, told CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta in a recent podcast.How to not raise a racist white kidAnd we're all forced to make decisions in that state of uncertainty and to just rely on what we do know, which is not good enough, i notice it myself all the time.

  5. Brad Marchand:

    Weve been through so much together this year that we just rely on one another in uncomfortable situations, when we get through it, we get through it together.

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    An antonym for "curdled"
    • A. solidified
    • B. coagulated
    • C. thin
    • D. grumous

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