as in anchor
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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as in dependency
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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“Reliance.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/reliance. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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