Third-person singular simple present indicative form of depend.(verb)
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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."