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rely upon

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  • as intrust
  • as incommit
  • as inexpect

synonyms for rely upon

  • count on
  • depend on
  • look to
  • accredit
  • assume
  • expect
  • hope
  • imagine
  • presume
  • suppose
  • surmise
  • take
  • bank on
  • be convinced
  • bet bottom dollar on
  • bet on
  • build on
  • calculate on
  • confide in
  • gamble on
  • have faith in
  • lay money on
  • lean on
  • place confidence in
  • place trust in
  • reckon on
  • swear by
  • take at face value
  • think likely
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antonyms for rely upon

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  • abstain
  • disbelieve
  • know
  • reject
  • distrust
  • hold
  • keep
  • mistrust
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    How to use rely upon in a sentence

    It is thinner than that of chronic bronchitis, and upon standing separates into three layers of pus, mucus, and frothy serum.
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    Other things being equal, the volume of voice used measures the value that the mind puts upon the thought.
    EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
    He was too drowsy to hold the thought more than a moment in his mind, much less to reflect upon it.
    THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
    In the year of misery, of agony and suffering in general he had endured, he had settled upon one theory.
    THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
    He turned his eyes upon her; but no sympathy was in their beams; no belief in the semblance of her tears.
    THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
    His 6,000 native auxiliaries (as it proved later on) could not be relied upon in a civil war.
    THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
    All our intelligent students will insist upon learning what they can of these discussions and forming opinions for themselves.
    THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
    This city stands upon almost two equal parts on each side the river that passes through.
    GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
    But what a magnificent plain is this we are entering upon: it is of immense extent.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
    Let them open their minds to us, let them put upon permanent record the significance of all their intrigues and manœuvres.
    THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
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