What does rely upon mean?

Definitions for rely upon
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This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word rely upon.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. depend on, depend upon, rely on, rely uponverb

    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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  1. rely upon

    To rely upon means to depend on or trust in someone or something for support, help, or to fulfill a certain need or requirement. It refers to counting on someone or something with full confidence or certainty.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rely upon in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rely upon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of rely upon in a Sentence

  1. Judge Arenda Wright Allen:

    These acknowledgments are made in the hopes of making a positive difference to Mr. Grimm and to the everyday lives of our children who rely upon us to protect them compassionately and in ways that more perfectly respect the dignity of every person.

  2. Steve Vladeck:

    The anti-abortion group had tried to rely upon California's' anti-SLAPP' statute to argue that Planned Parenthood was trying to chill Planned Parenthood officials First Amendment rights rather than sue Planned Parenthood officials on legitimate grounds.

  3. Fiona Wheatley:

    Your ability to give your customers more confidence that they can rely upon is proving to be increasingly challenging.

  4. Steve Vladeck:

    It's usually difficult, if not impossible, to show that your lawyer was ineffective without introducing new evidence, since that ineffectiveness often turns on evidence that wasn't introduced, but today's decision makes it impossible for prisoners to rely upon new evidence to prove that the lawyer representing them in state post-conviction proceedings was ineffective.

  5. Benjamin Franklin:

    Money never made a man happy yet, nor will it. There is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more a man has, the more he wants. Instead of its filling a vacuum, it makes one. If it satisfies one want, it doubles and trebles that want another way. That was a true proverb of the wise man, rely upon it; "Better is little with the fear of the Lord, than great treasure, and trouble therewith."


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