verb (used without object), re·lied, re·ly·ing.
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Origin of rely
OTHER WORDS FROM relymis·re·ly, verb (used without object), mis·re·lied, mis·re·ly·ing.
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Many lower-income countries are relying on the program, but it is short on funding and short on vaccines.Don’t hate the vaccine tourists, hate the vaccine game|Jen Kirby|February 12, 2021|Vox
Researchers and doctors have long sought to be able to pull information from someone’s brain — without relying on speaking, writing or typing.New technology can get inside your head. Are you ready?|Laura Sanders|February 11, 2021|Science News For Students
The ability to pull information directly from the brain — without relying on speaking, writing or typing — has long been a goal for researchers and doctors intent on helping people whose bodies can no longer move or speak.Can privacy coexist with technology that reads and changes brain activity?|Laura Sanders|February 11, 2021|Science News
Wilson’s team, which included his colleague Alan Mislove and two graduate students, relied on data from Pymetrics and had access to the company’s data scientists.Auditors are testing hiring algorithms for bias, but there’s no easy fix|Amy Nordrum|February 11, 2021|MIT Technology Review
For languages that don’t fall into the top 12, the commission will still try to provide interpretation for public comment, though it may end up relying on community-based organizations like PANA to assist with the translation.African Communities Warn Language Issues Could Shut Them Out of Redistricting|Maya Srikrishnan|February 10, 2021|Voice of San Diego
The Navy and Marine Corps versions of the F-35 have differing configurations and rely on an external gun pod.New U.S. Stealth Jet Can’t Fire Its Gun Until 2019|Dave Majumdar|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On the one hand, they are genuinely powerful, and Democrats rely on their money and manpower during elections.
That means shoppers will no longer have to rely on the big-name designers to concoct pieces with the latest trends.
Instead, the writers had to rely on visual cues and ambiance.Yep, Korra and Asami Went in the Spirit Portal and Probably Kissed|Melissa Leon|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But why did the generals feel the need to rely on these groups, even after the Soviets left Afghanistan?Pakistan’s Dance With Terrorists Just Backfired and Killed 132 Children|Chris Allbritton|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
How can we rely upon such evidence after nineteen hundred years, and upon a statement of facts so important and so marvellous?God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
In these instruments fully one-third of the speaking stops rely on percussion for production of their tones.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building|George Laing Miller
She is invited to return, and walk in the good way, and not to rely on sacrifices without obedience.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Rely upon me, as I on you, and you will see democracy and despotism annihilated by rational liberty.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
I feel that I can, with confidence, rely upon the magnanimity and forbearance of my patrons, under this state of things.Portrait and Biography of Parson Brownlow, The Tennessee Patriot|William Gannaway Brownlow