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|Verb||1.||depend on - be contingent on; "The outcomes rides on the results of the election"; "Your grade will depends on your homework"|
|2.||depend on - put trust in with confidence; "she is someone you can really rely on when times get rough"; "you can rely on his discretion"|
|3.||depend on - be dependent on, as for support or maintenance; "elderly parents often depend on their adult children"|
depend on or upon
1. To place trust or confidence in:
2. To look forward to confidently:
Informal: figure on.