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Translation of "depend" - English-Spanish dictionary

depend

verb /diˈpend/
(with on)
to rely on contar con, fiarse de You can’t depend on his arriving on time.
to rely on receiving necessary (financial) support from depender de The school depends for its survival on money from the Church.
(of a future happening etc) to be decided by depender de Our success depends on everyone working hard.
dependable adjective
(opposite undependable) trustworthy or reliable fiable, digno de confianza I know he’ll remember to get the milk – he’s very dependable.
dependant noun
a person who is kept or supported by another persona a su cargo He has five dependants to support – a wife and four children.
dependence noun
the state of needing the support of someone or something in order to live or be successful Dependencia the charity’s dependence on public donations.
(also dependency) the state of being addicted to something Dependencia alcohol/drug dependence.
the fact that one thing is affected by another Dependencia the mutual dependence of the various parts of the human body.
dependent adjective
relying on (someone etc) for (financial) support dependiente He is totally dependent on his parents.
(of a future happening etc) to be decided by dependiente Whether we go or not is dependent on whether we have enough money.
it/that depends ( it all depends)
what happens, is decided etc, will be affected by something else eso depende I don’t know if I’ll go to the party – it all depends.
to look after one’s dependants (not dependents).to be dependent (not dependant) on one’s parents.
(Definition of depend from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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