verb (used without object)
Origin of pend
Examples from the Web for pended
De las' one he had pended on fer ter stan' by 'im had gone back on 'im, en dey did n' 'pear ter be nuffin mo' wuf libbin' fer.The Conjure Woman|Charles W. Chesnutt
He never failed to blow dat bugle at break of day 'cep on Sundays, and evvybody on dat place 'pended on him to wake 'em up.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves|Work Projects Administration
I tole 'em this was the fust mornin' an' they orter be up right smart, cos everythin' 'pended on how we took a start.Miss Ravenel's conversion from secession to loyalty|J. W. de Forest
De las' one he had 'pended on fer ter stan' by 'im had gone back on 'im, en dey didn' 'pear ter be nuffin mo' wuf libbin' fer.
I done tol' him you might be back to-day an' den ag'in you mightn't—'pended on de way de ducks was flyin'.Kennedy Square|F. Hopkinson Smith