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English verb: rely

1. rely (cognition) have confidence or faith in

SamplesWe can trust in God.
Rely on your friends.
Bank on your good education.
I swear by my grandmother's recipes.

Synonymsbank, swear, trust

Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)believe

Narrower (hyponym)bet, calculate, count, credit, depend, lean, look, reckon

Antonymsdistrust, mistrust, suspect

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