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Spanish translation of “depend”

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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