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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.
Translations of “depend”
in French se fierà, dépendre de…
in German sich verlassen auf, abhängen von…
in Chinese (Simplified) 由…决定,取决于…
in Chinese (Traditional) 由…決定,取決於…
(Definition of depend from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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