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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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  1. Premier Li Keqiang:

    In order to defuse problems and risks, avoid falling into the 'middle income trap', and achieve modernization, China must rely on development, and development requires an appropriate growth rate, at the same time, China's economic development has entered a 'new normal'.

  2. Yang Jun:

    We now rent out the land of the factories to car dealerships and rely on that income.

  3. Brian Kunkle:

    They may be increasing risks through different disease pathways, prediction of risk and treatment for each individual will rely on what type of changes a person has in each of those 25 genes or other biomarkers.

  4. Stephen Curry:

    I know the reality of the situation in terms of we lost a guy like Kevin Durant, whos an all-time great basketball player, we lost two veteran high-IQ guys in Shaun and Andre that really were like the cogs in the wheel that kept us going and you could rely on them every single game. So, the look is different but nobody really has a sustained run like we did where every year youre expected to be the greatest. Its just a matter of now we have to, I wouldnt even say prove people wrong, but we have to kind of galvanize the new roster and do the exact same thing.

  5. Thomas Marcotte:

    There's a really strong push in the field to see what we can do to better determine impairment and behavioral function rather than just rely on fluid measures.

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