Examples of reliance in a sentence
he's been the family's foremost reliance in times of trouble many times
a baby's reliance on her parents
First Known Use of reliance
RELIANCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of reliance for English Language Learners
: the state of needing someone or something for help, support, etc.
RELIANCE Defined for Kids
Definition of reliance for Students
: the act or state of depending on someone or something The nation's reliance on petroleum is growing.
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