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synonyms for rely

  • await
  • bank
  • bet
  • build
  • calculate
  • commit
  • confide
  • count
  • depend
  • entrust
  • expect
  • hope
  • lean
  • look
  • reckon
  • trust
  • be confident of
  • be sure of
  • believe in
  • bet bottom dollar on
  • gamble on
  • have faith in
  • lay money on
  • ride on coattails
  • swear by
See also synonyms for: relying
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antonyms for rely

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  • disbelieve
  • disregard
  • ignore
  • keep
  • straighten
  • distrust
  • doubt
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How to use rely in a sentence

Many lower-income countries are relying on the program, but it is short on funding and short on vaccines.
DON’T HATE THE VACCINE TOURISTS, HATE THE VACCINE GAMEJEN KIRBYFEBRUARY 12, 2021VOX
Researchers and doctors have long sought to be able to pull information from someone’s brain — without relying on speaking, writing or typing.
NEW TECHNOLOGY CAN GET INSIDE YOUR HEAD. ARE YOU READY?LAURA SANDERSFEBRUARY 11, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The ability to pull information directly from the brain — without relying on speaking, writing or typing — has long been a goal for researchers and doctors intent on helping people whose bodies can no longer move or speak.
CAN PRIVACY COEXIST WITH TECHNOLOGY THAT READS AND CHANGES BRAIN ACTIVITY?LAURA SANDERSFEBRUARY 11, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Wilson’s team, which included his colleague Alan Mislove and two graduate students, relied on data from Pymetrics and had access to the company’s data scientists.
AUDITORS ARE TESTING HIRING ALGORITHMS FOR BIAS, BUT THERE’S NO EASY FIXAMY NORDRUMFEBRUARY 11, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
For languages that don’t fall into the top 12, the commission will still try to provide interpretation for public comment, though it may end up relying on community-based organizations like PANA to assist with the translation.
AFRICAN COMMUNITIES WARN LANGUAGE ISSUES COULD SHUT THEM OUT OF REDISTRICTINGMAYA SRIKRISHNANFEBRUARY 10, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Most gloves rely on kevlar thread, which is resistant to heat and will help keep them from falling apart.
WELDING GLOVES TO KEEP YOU SAFE AND COMFORTABLE ON THE JOBPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMFEBRUARY 9, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The next day, news reports revealed there was no federal stockpile to rely on.
CONFUSION AND CHAOS: INSIDE THE VACCINE ROLLOUT IN D.C., MARYLAND AND VIRGINIAJULIE ZAUZMER, GREGORY S. SCHNEIDER, ERIN COXFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The main trick relies on the quantum spin properties of cobalt atoms.
THIS ‘QUANTUM BRAIN’ WOULD MIMIC OUR OWN TO SPEED UP AISHELLY FANFEBRUARY 9, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
Because puzzles rely on either a keen eye or intuition, they’re incredibly satisfying to solve even if you get stumped occasionally.
‘LITTLE NIGHTMARES II’ MADE ME DREAD EVERY MOMENT. AND I LOVED IT.ELISE FAVISFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It is also relying on organic strategies like onsite promotion and releasing exclusive content in the newsletters.
BUSTLE WANTS TO TURN ITS NEWSLETTERS INTO AN 8-FIGURE BUSINESS, IN PART, WITH A REWARDS PROGRAMKAYLEIGH BARBERFEBRUARY 8, 2021DIGIDAY
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WORDS RELATED TO RELY

  • allocate
  • allot
  • assign
  • authorize
  • bank
  • bend an ear
  • charge
  • commend
  • commit
  • confer
  • confide
  • consign
  • count
  • delegate
  • deliver
  • depend
  • deposit with
  • hand over
  • impose
  • invest
  • leave with
  • reckon
  • relegate
  • rely
  • trust
  • turn over
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