- Word Combinations (verb)
|part of speech:
||relied, relies, relying
||to trust or depend (usu. fol. by on or upon).
I hope I can rely on your confidentiality in this matter.I need a baby sitter that I can really rely on.After her accident, she had to rely on her family to take care of her.
- bank on, count on, depend, lean, trust
- similar words:
- believe in, calculate, swear by