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re·li·ant

 (rĭ-lī′ənt)
adj.
Having or exhibiting reliance; dependent: reliant on medication.

re·li′ant·ly adv.

re•li•ant

(rɪˈlaɪ ənt)

adj.
1. having or showing dependence.
2. confident; trustful.
[1855–60]
re•li′ant•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.reliant - relying on another for support; "dependent on Middle Eastern oil"
dependent - relying on or requiring a person or thing for support, supply, or what is needed; "dependent children"; "dependent on moisture"

reliant

adjective
Determined or to be determined by someone or something else:
Translations
واثِق، مُعْتَمِد على
odkázanýspoléhající se
afhængig
bizalommal levõ
háîur, sem reiîir sig á e-î/e-n
spoliehajúci sa

reliant

[rɪˈlaɪənt] ADJ to be reliant on sth/sbdepender de algo/algn

reliant

[rɪˈlaɪənt] adj
to be reliant on sth/sb → dépendre de qch/qn

reliant

adj (= dependent)angewiesen (→ on, upon auf +acc) ? self-reliant

reliant

[rɪˈlaɪənt] adj to be reliant on sth/sbdipendere da qc/qn

rely

(rəˈlai) : rely on verb
1. to depend on or need. The people on the island relied on the supplies that were brought from the mainland; I am relying on you to help me.
2. to trust (someone) to do something; to be certain that (something will happen). Can he rely on him to keep a secret?; He can be relied on; That is what will probably happen, but we can't rely on it.
reˈliable (-ˈlai-) adjective
(negative unreliable) able to be trusted. Is he reliable?; Is this information reliable?
reˌliaˈbility noun
reˈliably (-ˈlai-) adverb
from a reliable source; by a reliable person. I am reliably informed that the Prime Minister is going to resign.
reˈliance (-ˈlai-) noun
a country's reliance on aid from other countries; a child's reliance on its mother.
reˈliant adjective
References in classic literature ?
I feared, oh so much, that the appalling nature of our danger was overcoming him when I saw his hand stretch out, but it was life to me to feel its touch, so strong, so self reliant, so resolute.
Dinah was too entirely reliant on the Supreme guidance to attempt to achieve any end by a deceptive concealment.
He played the usual tricks on the patient coolies pulling the punkahs in the sleeping- rooms where the boys threshed through the hot nights telling tales till the dawn; and quietly he measured himself against his self- reliant mates.
D'Artagnan, deceived, did him honor; but D'Artagnan, trustful and reliant, made him feel ashamed.
Utterly indifferent, perfectly self- reliant, never at a loss, and yet never at her ease, with her figure in company with them there, and her mind apparently quite alone - it was of no use 'going in' yet awhile to comprehend this girl, for she baffled all penetration.
The visitor, clearly anything but reliant on this assurance, doggedly muttered 'Alfred David.
A Tizi Ouzou, la route est bloquee au niveau de la RN 15 reliant Tizi Ouzou a Bouira, au col de Tirourda, commune d'Iferhounene, de la RN 33 reliant Tizi Ouzou a Bouira, pres de l'ancien stade Boussoule, commune d'Ait-Boumahdi.
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