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depend


depend

verb

Definition of DEPEND

1
to be determined by, based on, or subject (to) <whether or not we play baseball will depend on how much rain we get>
Synonyms hang, hinge, ride, turn
Related Words base, establish, found, rest, stay; ground
2
to place reliance or trust <I know I can always depend on you for help when I really need it>
Related Words commit, confide, entrust (also intrust), trust
Phrases bank on, call on (or upon), figure on, look to, stand on

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