relies

present tense third-person singular of rely
as in depends
to place reliance or trust rigorously tested the rope before starting out, for the rock climbers would be relying on it with their very lives

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“Relies.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/relies. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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