HyperDic: depend_on

English > 3 senses of the expression depend on:
VERBstativedepend on, devolve on, depend upon, ride, turn on, hinge on, hinge uponbe contingent on
stativedepend on, depend upon, rely on, rely uponput trust in with confidence
stativedepend on, rely onbe dependent on, as for support or maintenance
English > depend on: 3 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe contingent on.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsdevolve on, depend upon, ride, turn on, hinge on, hinge upon
Narrowerrepose on, rest on, build on, build uponBe based on
Spanishdepender, pasar a, recaer
Catalandependre
English > depend on: 3 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningPut trust in with confidence.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsdepend upon, rely on, rely upon
Spanishdepender
English > depend on: 3 senses > verb 3, stative
MeaningBe dependent on, as for support or maintenance.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"elderly parents often depend on their adult children"
Synonymrely on
Spanishdepender
Catalandependre

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