rely-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: have confidence or expectation for a certain behavior

Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1 RELY ON NP2

Don't rely on 'safe days' as birth control.
Don't rely on finding me here when you get back.
Colorado weather can never be relied on. It's always changing.
Can Taiwan rely on the US?
The new wireless broadband router doesn't rely on a landline modem for its internet connection.
You can rely on your old man's money.
Millions of retirees expect to rely on Medicaid to cover the cost of their long-term care.
Elderly parents are often forced to rely on their adult children.
New diet rules rely on common sense.
I rely on you for good advice.
We will give you advice you can rely on.
After all the lies, I've learned that I can't rely on them.

VerbNet: rely-70
FrameNet: Reliance
PropBank: rely.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1