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de pend

[ dih-pend ]SEE DEFINITION OF de pend

Synonyms for de pend

  • depend
  • rotate
  • swivel
  • twirl
  • veer
  • whirl
  • hang
  • hinge
  • rely
  • sheer
  • spin
  • turn
  • volte-face
  • wheel
  • whip
  • be contingent
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Antonyms for de pend

  • stay
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WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "to be attached to as a condition or cause," a figurative use, from Middle French dependre, literally "to hang from, hang down," from Latin dependere "to hang from, hang down; be dependent on, be derived," from de- "from, down" (see de-) + pendere "to hang, be suspended" (see pendant). Related: Depended; depending.