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Overall, it has a modest amount, as gratins go, and its sauce is more healthfully milk-based instead of relying on cream.

The company also relies on creativity, which typically required people working together.

The company is also buying more products directly from brands, instead of relying on third-party distributors, he said.

A follow-up report two years later found that the numbers were worse for the fast-food industry, where more than half — 52 percent — of fast-food workers are in families where one or more family members relies on a public program.

This threatens patients who rely on hospital care from everything from covid-19 to emergencies like heart attacks, strokes, surgeries and trauma.

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Cheney is relying on some thin evidence to tie Hussein to al-Qaida.

Hollywood has developed a habit of relying on what worked best in the past, and 300 was hugely successful.

Rick suggests a Woodbury-esque sneak attack on the hospital and lays out a meticulous strategy relying heavily on timing and luck.

The U.S. is relying more these days on bases outside the country.

Liberia, the epicenter of the epidemic, was relying on just 50 doctors to care for the entire nation before the outbreak occurred.

Every man will still earn his own living and that of his family as best he can, relying first and foremost upon his own efforts.

Secret instructions would not affect the rights of a purchaser ignorant of them and relying on customary authority.

Relying on the Church, it has made the Church a formidable ally; the monks are its support, its acolytes, its spies.

The infidels, relying more on their audacity than on their numbers, perished almost to a man in the assault.

Charley prudently withdrew his friend, relying upon time and reflection to prepare the mind of each for overtures and concessions.


On this page you'll find 51 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to relying, such as: conditional, reliant, susceptible, counting, reckoning, and relative.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.