HyperDic: hinge_upon

English > 1 sense of the expression hinge upon:
VERBstativehinge upon, depend on, devolve on, depend upon, ride, turn on, hinge onbe contingent on
English > hinge upon: 1 sense > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe contingent on.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsdepend on, devolve on, depend upon, ride, turn on, hinge on
Narrowerrepose on, rest on, build on, build uponBe based on
Spanishdepender, pasar a, recaer
Catalandependre

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