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Synonyms of depend in English:


  • 1 their career progression depends on getting a good reference
    be contingent on, be conditional on, be dependent on, turn on, pivot on, hinge on, hang on, rest on, be based on, rely on;
    be subject to, be controlled by, be determined by, be influenced by, be decided by, be resultant from, relate to
  • 2 my employees and their families depend on me
    rely on, place reliance on, lean on, cling to, be supported by, be sustained by, be unable to manage without;
    count on, bank on, trust, trust in, put one's trust in, put one's faith in, have faith in, have (every) confidence in, believe in, swear by, be sure of, pin one's hope on
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