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depend

de·pend

depend

 
 
pronunciation:
dih pend
phrases:
it depends
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part of speech: verb
inflections: depended, depending, depends
definition 1: to need the help of someone, or to trust that someone will do something.
Children depend on their parents for food and shelter.I'm depending on my son to take care of the animals while I'm away.
synonyms:
count on, rely
definition 2: to be decided by.
The price of this paper depends on how much you buy.
similar words:
turn
phrase: it depends
Word Builder: depend +
  • dependable:
    able to be depended on
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