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Definition of "depends" []

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of depend. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "depends" in a sentence
  • "The profession I glory to belong to, is above dependence -- yes! while we live and fight, we feel, and gratefully acknowledge, that our pay depends on our king and country, and therefore you _may_ style us dependant; but in the hour of battle we wish for nothing more than to show that the glory and safety of the nation _depends on us_; and by our death or blood to repay all previous obligation."
  • "The term depends on the number of people displaced."
  • "So how happy I am to grant the label depends on how the label is being used in a particular case."