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Definition 1: be contingent on - [verb of stative]

Samples where depend on or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The outcomes rides on the results of the election
  • Your grade will depends on your homework

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(... is a kind of depend on ) be based on; of theories and claims, for example

"What's this new evidence based on?"

Definition 2: be dependent on, as for support or maintenance - [verb of stative]

Samples where depend on or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • elderly parents often depend on their adult children

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Definition 3: put trust in with confidence - [verb of stative]

Samples where depend on or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she is someone you can really rely on when times get rough
  • you can rely on his discretion

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