Meaning of DEPEND in English


on/upon (TRUST) [phrasal verb] [T] - to trust; to have confidence inYou can always depend on Michael in a crisis.I'm depending on you to keep your promise. [+ object + to infinitive]You can't depend on the trains always arriving on time. [+ object + verb-ing](humorous) You can depend on Jane to be late (= she is always late). [+ object + to infinitive]You haven't heard the last of this, (you can) depend (up)on it (= you can be certain).

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.