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|present participle||relying on|
|past tense||relied on|
|past participle||relied on|
My brother can help. At least we can rely on him.
Sometimes you just have to rely on your own judgment.
Can we rely on him to support us?
an industry that relies heavily on government contracts
The museum relies on voluntary donations to keep open.
This is the British English definition of rely. View American English definition of rely.