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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
depend (verb)
intransitive verb
1.
to be determined, based, or contingent - life depends on food the value of Y depends on X
2.
to be pending or undecided
3.
a) to place reliance or trust - you can depend on me
b) to be especially for financial support - dependent
4.
to hang down
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
depend (verb)
1.
to be determined by, based on, or subject (to)
SYNONIMS:
hang, hinge, ride, turn
RELATED WORDS:
base, establish, found, rest, stay; ground
depend (verb)
2.
to place reliance or trust
SYNONIMS:
calculate, count, lean, reckon, rely
RELATED WORDS:
commit, confide, entrust ( intrust), trust
bank on, call on ( upon), figure on, look to, stand on
NEAR ANTONYMS:
distrust, mistrust, question, suspect
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