depend

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depend /dɪˈpɛnd/ verb
depends; depended; depending
depend
/dɪˈpɛnd/
verb
depends; depended; depending
Learner's definition of DEPEND
[no object] informal
used in speech in phrases like it depends and that depends to say that the answer to a question will be different in different situations

depend on/upon

[phrasal verb]
depend on/upon (someone or something)
: to be determined or decided by (something)
sometimes used informally without on or upon
see also life depends on at 1life
: to need (someone or something) for support, help, etc.
: to be sure about (someone or something) : to trust (someone or something)
sometimes used humorously
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