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[ verb ] rely or depend on

Examples

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

Used in print

([Anonymous,] "The Attack on Employee Services"...)

What are the possibilities for operating your cafeteria for a single shift only and relying_upon vending_machines or prepackaged sandwiches for the second - and third shift operations ?

(Morton A. Kaplan and Nicholas de B. Katzenbach,...)

A nation such_as Switzerland could be neutralized by agreement and could be relied_upon to protect its neutrality ; more doubtful , but possible , ( with an assist from the North ) was the neutralization of the Latin_American countries ; out_of_the_question was the neutralization of Asia and Africa .

Related terms

expect trust

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