English verb: depend upon
|1.||depend upon (stative) be contingent on|
|Samples||The outcomes rides on the results of the election.|
Your grade will depends on your homework.
|Synonyms||depend on, devolve on, hinge on, hinge upon, ride, turn on|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s somebody.|
Something ----s something
|Narrower (hyponym)||build on, build upon, repose on, rest on|
|2.||depend upon (stative) put trust in with confidence|
|Samples||She is someone you can really rely on when times get rough.|
You can rely on his discretion.
|Synonyms||depend on, rely on, rely upon|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s somebody