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depends, 3rd person singular present; depended, past tense; depended, past participle; depending, present participle;
  1. Be controlled or determined by
    • - differences in earnings depended on a wide variety of factors
  2. Rely on
    • - the kind of person you could depend on
  3. Need or require for financial or other support
    • - a town that had depended heavily upon the wool industry
  4. Be grammatically dependent on

  5. Hang down
    • - his tongue depended from open jaws

  1. be contingent upon (something that is elided); "That depends"
  2. count: have faith or confidence in; "you can count on me to help you any time"; "Look to your friends for support"; "You can bet on that!"; "Depend on your family in times of crisis"
  3. Depend is a brand of unisex adult underwear for those experiencing urinary or fecal incontinence by Kimberly-Clark. They were the first such product, introduced in 1984.
  4. To hang down; to be sustained by being fastened or attached to something above; To hang in suspense; to be pending; to be undetermined or undecided; as, a cause depending in court; To rely on for support; to be conditioned or contingent; to be connected with anything, as a cause of existence, ...
  5. (depends) A TCB subset A depends (for its correctness) on TCB subset B if and only if the (engineering) arguments of the correct implementation of A with respect to its specification assume, wholly or in part, that the specification of B has been implemented correctly. ...
  6. (v) birewnü onowunda bolurģa, boysunurģa
  7. Trust and reliance on others.
  8. v. to need help and support