hinge on

Definition of hinge on

  1. :  to be determined or decided by (something) :  to depend on (something) The outcome of the election hinges on how the candidates perform in the debate.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a jointed or flexible device on which a door, lid, or other swinging part turns

    :  a flexible ligamentous joint

    :  a small piece of thin gummed paper used in fastening a postage stamp in an album

  1. :  to attach by or furnish with hinges

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