Bedeutung von “depend on/upon sb/sth” — Learner’s Dictionary

depend on/upon sb/sth

phrasal verb with depend us uk /dɪˈpend/ verb
NEED

B2 to need the help of someone or something in order to exist or continue as before:

She depends on her son for everything.
The city's economy depends largely on the car industry.
BE INFLUENCED BY

B1 If something depends on someone or something, it is influenced by them, or changes because of them:

TRUST

B2 to be able to trust someone or something to help, or to do what you expect:

[ + to do sth ] You can always depend on Andy to keep his promises.

(Definition von “depend on/upon sb/sth” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)