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Synonyms for rely on
re·ly on

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  1. rely onverb

    rely upon, depend on, count on

  2. rely onverb

    To be confident in.

    I know I can rely on you.

    count on, depend on, rely upon

  3. rely onverb

    To be dependent upon.

    The city relies on the subway system.

    depend on, count on, rely upon

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. rely onverb

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

    distrust, doubt, doubt, mistrust, surmise, suspect

Princeton's WordNet

  1. depend on, rely onverb

    be dependent on, as for support or maintenance

    "elderly parents often depend on their adult children"

  2. depend on, depend upon, rely on, rely uponverb

    put trust in with confidence

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rely on

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

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  1. Brett Sappington:

    Vessel must rely on content creators' popularity and self-marketing to entice their loyal viewers into paying a monthly fee.

  2. 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.

  3. Chief Executive Amin Nasser:

    We need to help our stakeholders - including here in China and the wider Asia region - realize that oil and gas will remain vital to world energy for decades to come, we need to reassure them with our own long-term investments that the safety belt we have always provided is one they can continue to rely on.

  4. Georgina Philippou:

    It is essential to consumer protection, market integrity and the prevention of financial crime that we can rely on firms giving us the right information at the right time, bank of Beirut's failings impeded us and left it open to the risk that it might be used for financial crime.

  5. Ginni Rometty:

    You don't always see us, but you do always rely on us, underneath.

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