We would have carried with us memories that are forever, and joyful experiences that do not depend on victory.
As a freelance writer, I depend for my living on easy relations with magazines, creative-writing departments, and so on.
The outcome of this argument (and, very likely, of the election itself) will depend on how the public defines “middle class.”
I'm 55, been unemployed for over a year, have used up my savings and have to depend on my sister to help me out.
The knowledge that Abby is actually hundreds of years old but has to depend on someone to care for her is a chilling one.
The size of the loom will depend on what you are working but we presume that it is a chain.
depend upon it, this happiness is too subtle and too divine a thing for our management.
He'll fetch her home safe at last, and no mistake, depend on it, Squire.
Their condition must depend much on what they were before the conflict befell them.
What we'll do if we find him will depend upon circumstances.
early 15c., "to be attached to as a condition or cause," a figurative use, from Middle French dependre, literally "to hang from, hang down," from Latin dependere "to hang from, hang down; be dependent on, be derived," from de- "from, down" (see de-) + pendere "to hang, be suspended" (see pendant). Related: Depended; depending.