[ verb ] rely or depend on


"you can count on me to help you any time"

Used in print

(Jack Kaplan, "The Health Machine Menace: Therapy by...)

Moreover , the diabetic patient who relies_on cure by the quack device and therefore cuts_off his insulin intake can be committing suicide .

(Richard F. McLaughlin, et al., "A study of the...)

Apparently , however , Miller has relied heavily on the anatomy in dogs and cats , and he has been criticized for using pathologic human material in his normal study ( Loosli , ' 38 ) .

(Max F. Millikan and Donald L. M. Blackmer,...)

Feelings of a community of interest will have_to be recreated - in some of the new nations , indeed , they must be built for_the_first_time - on a new basis which looks toward the future and does not rely only on shared memories of the past .

(William S. Haymond, "Is Distance an Original...)

It seems clear , when one takes into consideration the exceedingly defective eyesight of the patient ( we shall describe it in_detail in_connection_with our second question , the one concerning the psychical blindness of the patient ) , that he had to rely_on his sense_of_touch much more_than the usual portfolio maker and that consequently that faculty was most probably more sensitive to shape and size than that of a person with normal vision .

(J. H. Hexter, "Thomas More: On the Margins...)

In_contrast_to this Stoic patristic view , Utopia implies that the nature of man is such that to rely_on individual conscience to supply the deficiencies of municipal law is to embark on the bottomless sea of human sinfulness in a sieve .

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