What does depend upon mean?

Definitions for depend upon
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. depend on, devolve on, depend upon, ride, turn on, hinge on, hinge upon(verb)

    be contingent on

    "The outcomes rides on the results of the election"; "Your grade will depends on your homework"

  2. depend on, depend upon, rely on, rely upon(verb)

    put trust in with confidence

    "she is someone you can really rely on when times get rough"; "you can rely on his discretion"

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    Karen
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of depend upon in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of depend upon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of depend upon in a Sentence

  1. Sheri Pewitt:

    The #MeToo movement is long overdue, it is a sensitive matter that evokes strong emotions; it should and it must evoke those emotions. Even so, an accusation does not equal guilt and we must not lose sight of due process along the way. Our democracy and the foundation for a functioning justice system depend upon it.

  2. Lisa Drayer:

    The actual number of portions for each food group that you should consume each day will depend upon your individual calorie needs -- which is dependent on your personal weight goals as well as factors including your height, weight, age, gender, and activity level.

  3. Frank Kendall:

    Winning those opportunities will depend upon the technologies industry has to offer, which depends on IRAD. I think as industry sees that, they’ll respond.

  4. Susan B. Anthony:

    I declare to you that woman must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself, and there I take my stand.

  5. Robert Louis Stevenson:

    If your morals make you dreary, depend upon it they are wrong. I do not say give them up, for they may be all you have; but conceal them like a vice, lest they should spoil the lives of better and simpler people.

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