Part of speech: verb

To depend; repose confidence; with on or upon.

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Usage examples "rely":

  1. Rely upon me to do so. - "The Quest of the Sacred Slipper", Sax Rohmer.
  2. Rely upon it, that if we meet him not soon, he will march straight to London. - "Harold, Complete The Last Of The Saxon Kings", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
  3. This had a proper effect on this man, and he now assured me that, on the contrary, I might rely on him to support my orders and directions for the future. - "The Eventful History Of The Mutiny And Piratical Seizure Of H.M.S. Bounty: Its Cause And Consequences", Sir John Barrow.