HyperDic: reliance

English > 2 senses of the word reliance:
NOUNcognitionreliance, trustcertainty based on past experience
statereliancethe state of relying on something
reliance > pronunciation
Soundsrihlay'ahns; riylay'ahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > reliance: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
Meaningcertainty based on past experience.
Example"he wrote the paper with considerable reliance on the work of other scientists"
BroadercertaintyThe state of being certain
Spanishconfianza, fe
Catalanconfiança, fe
Verbsrelyhave confidence or faith in
English > reliance: 2 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe state of relying on something.
Broaderdependence, dependance, dependencyThe state of relying on or being controlled by someone or something else
Adjectivesreliantrelying on another for support / support
Verbsrelyhave confidence or faith in

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