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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To be controlled or decided by. Also: To put one's trust in someone or something.

Usage examples (26)
  • Your capacity to keep your vow will depend on the purity of your life.
  • Currently tied at the top with Penn, the Crimson's hopes for a title depend on a victory this weekend.
  • The very web of life on which we depend is being ripped and frayed.
  • Definitions of the word depend on the scholarly purposes they serve. for more
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