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  • verbcount on, rely upon
  • verbbe contingent on

synonyms for depend

  • bank on
  • bet bottom dollar on
  • bet on
  • build upon
  • calculate on
  • confide in
  • gamble on
  • lay money on
  • lean on
  • reckon on
  • trust in
  • turn to
See also synonyms for: depended / depending / interdepend
  • hinge on
  • rest on
  • revolve around
  • bottom
  • found
  • ground
  • hang
  • rest
  • stay
  • be at mercy of
  • be based on
  • be conditioned
  • be connected with
  • be determined by
  • be in control of
  • be in the power of
  • be subject to
  • be subordinate to
  • hang in suspense
  • hang on
  • pend
  • rest with
  • revolve on
  • stand on
  • trust to
  • turn on
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There is something to be said for my colleague Barry Svrluga’s notion that continuing to play the anthem nightly gives people the chance to stand with hand-on-heart or kneel, depending on how they feel.
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If your site depends on Google Images for traffic, you may have already noticed changes to your traffic back in November.
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Their survival depended on working together, and over many difficult hours, they took turns saving each other.
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It depends on the views, and where they are on the political scale.
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This pot may grow or shrink during the game depending on your ongoing wins or losses.
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“To make these races competitive depends on recruitment, and that process is just now beginning,” said Jessica Taylor, Senate expert at the nonpartisan Cook Political Report.
REPUBLICAN SEN. RICHARD C. SHELBY ANNOUNCES HE WILL RETIRE IN 2022COLBY ITKOWITZ, ERICA WERNERFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
You’ll find differing degrees of how big of a deal this is depending on who you ask.
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Sunday’s forecast depends on just how far south an Arctic front pushes.
D.C.-AREA FORECAST: COLD TODAY BEFORE ANOTHER POSSIBLE WINTER STORM STARTING WEDNESDAY NIGHTJASON SAMENOWFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In another sense, part of his legacy will spin in a different direction depending on this Super Bowl.
SUPER BOWL HIGHLIGHTS: BUCS CELEBRATE CHAMPIONSHIP, TOM BRADY WINS MVPDES BIELER, MARK MASKE, CHUCK CULPEPPERFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Whether stiffer fines will act as a deterrent, however, will depend on whether state officials actually enforce the penalties.
HAWAII’S BEACHES ARE DISAPPEARING. NEW LEGISLATION COULD HELP ... IF IT’S ENFORCED.BY SOPHIE COCKE, HONOLULU STAR-ADVERTISERFEBRUARY 7, 2021PROPUBLICA
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WORDS RELATED TO DEPEND

  • construct
  • depend
  • derive
  • establish
  • found
  • ground
  • hinge
  • locate
  • plant
  • predicate
  • prop
  • rest
  • set up
  • station
  • stay
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