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depend on

Definitions of depend on
  1. verb
    be contingent on
    synonyms: depend upon, devolve on, hinge on, hinge upon, pivot, ride, turn on
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    types:
    build on, build upon, repose on, rest on
    be based on; of theories and claims, for example
    owe
    be indebted to, in an abstract or intellectual sense
  2. verb
    put trust in with confidence
  3. verb
    be dependent on, as for support or maintenance
    “elderly parents often depend on their adult children”
    synonyms: rely on
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