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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To trust or depend.

Usage examples (37)
  • Do not rely completely on any other human being; however dear. We meet life's greatest tests alone.
  • That's great, until it becomes apparent that "rely" is exactly what they are doing.
  • From this time, the support on which you must rely is the home of your husband.
  • I've read a lot about Goldwater, but one of the historians on whom I rely is author Rick Perlstein. for more
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