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reliance

noun

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1 something or someone to which one looks for support
  • he's been the family's foremost reliance in times of trouble many times

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2 the quality or state of needing something or someone
  • a baby's reliance on her parents
  • his reliance on his next-door neighbor for all the local gossip

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The first known use of reliance was in 1606

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“Reliance.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/reliance. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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