Definition of reliance in English:

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Pronunciation: /rɪˈlʌɪəns/


[mass noun]
1Dependence on or trust in someone or something: the farmer’s reliance on pesticides
More example sentences
  • Trust as reliance on the claims of the seller is an essential feature of market exchanges.
  • There is no reflection of that reliance on the conviction matters in the bail decision against us by the Court of Appeal.
  • There is special need for caution when considering evidence of identification and convicting a defendant in reliance on it.
dependence, dependency;
seeking support from, leaning on
trust in, confidence in, faith in, credence in, belief in, conviction in;
1.1 [count noun] archaic A person or thing on which someone depends.

Words that rhyme with reliance

alliance, appliance, compliance, defiance, misalliance, neuroscience, science
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