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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (2)

1. be contingent upon (something that is elided);
- Example: "That depends"

2. have faith or confidence in;
- Example: "you can count on me to help you any time"
- Example: "Look to your friends for support"
- Example: "You can bet on that!"
- Example: "Depend on your family in times of crisis"
[syn: count, bet, depend, look, calculate, reckon]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Depend \De*pend"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Depended; p. pr. & vb. n. Depending.] [F. d['e]pendre, fr. L. depend?re; de- + pend?re to hang. See Pendant.] 1. To hang down; to be sustained by being fastened or attached to something above. [1913 Webster] And ever-living lamps depend in rows. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. To hang in suspense; to be pending; to be undetermined or undecided; as, a cause depending in court. [1913 Webster] You will not think it unnatural that those who have an object depending, which strongly engages their hopes and fears, should be somewhat inclined to superstition. --Burke. [1913 Webster] 3. To rely for support; to be conditioned or contingent; to be connected with anything, as a cause of existence, or as a necessary condition; -- followed by on or upon, formerly by of. [1913 Webster] The truth of God's word dependeth not of the truth of the congregation. --Tyndale. [1913 Webster] The conclusion . . . that our happiness depends little on political institutions, and much on the temper and regulation of our own minds. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] Heaven forming each on other to depend. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 4. To trust; to rest with confidence; to rely; to confide; to be certain; -- with on or upon; as, we depend on the word or assurance of our friends; we depend on the mail at the usual hour. [1913 Webster] But if you 're rough, and use him like a dog, Depend upon it -- he 'll remain incog. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 5. To serve; to attend; to act as a dependent or retainer. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] 6. To impend. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

depend v 1: be contingent upon (something that is elided); "That depends" 2: 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" [syn: count, bet, depend, look, calculate, reckon]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

59 Moby Thesaurus words for "depend": all depend, bag, bank, bank on, base, be based on, be contingent on, be dependent on, be predicated on, bottom, build, cascade, count on, daggle, dangle, depend on, drabble, drag, draggle, drape, droop, fall, flap, flop, flow, found, ground, hang, hang down, hang in suspense, hang on, hinge, hinge on, lean, lie on, lie with, lop, nod, pend, reckon on, rely on, rest, rest on, rest with, revolve on, sag, sling, stand, stand on, stay, suspend, swag, swing, trail, trust in, turn, turn on, turn upon, weep