简明英汉词典

depend
[di5pend]
vi.
依靠, 依赖

美国传统词典[双解]

depend
de.pend
AHD:[d1-pμnd“]
D.J.[di6pend]
K.K.[d!6pWnd]
v.intr.(不及物动词)
de.pend.edde.pend.ingde.pends

(1)

To rely, especially for support or maintenance:
依赖:依赖,尤指依靠支持或维持:
Children must depend on their parents.
孩子们必须依赖他们的父母

(2)

To place trust or confidence:
信任,相信:对…信任或相信:
You can depend on his honesty.See Synonyms at rely
你可以相信他的诚实参见 rely

(3)

To be determined, conditioned, or contingent:
决定于:被…决定、以…为条件或视…而定:
a grade depending on the results of the final exam.
分级由期终考试的结果而定

(4)

To have a dependence:
有所依靠:
began to depend more and more on drugs.
开始越来越依赖于毒品

(5)

To be pending or undecided, as in a court or legislature.
如在法庭或立法机关悬而未决

(6)

To hang down:
悬垂:
“And ever-living Lamps depend in Rows”(Alexander Pope)
“挂成一排的长明灯”(亚历山大·波普)

语源

(1)

Middle English dependen [to hang down]
中古英语 dependen [悬垂]

(2)

from Old French dependre
源自 古法语 dependre

(3)

from Latin d??re}
源自 拉丁语 d??re}

(4)

d?- [de-]
d?- [前缀,表“否定,相反”]

(5)

pend?e [to hang] * see (s)pen-
pend?e [悬挂] *参见 (s)pen-

用法
Depend, indicating condition or contingency, is always followed by on or upon, as in It depends on who is in charge. Omission of the preposition is typical of casual speech.
Depend 指条件或可能性, 其后通常跟有on 或者 upon , 例如这取决于谁是负责人 。 在非正式口语中,通常省略介词

现代英汉词典

depend
[dI5pend]
vi.

(1)

(常与on, upon连用)视情况而定
That depends.
视情形而定。
It all depends on how you tackle the problem.
那要看你如何应付这问题而定。

(2)

(常与on 连用)信任,信赖;需要
Can I depend on you?
我可以信任你吗?
I haven't a car, I have to depend on the buses.
我没有汽车,只能靠公共汽车。

现代英汉综合大辞典

depend
[di5pend]
vi.
[通常与 on, upon 连用]

(1)

依靠, 依赖

(2)

相信, 信赖

(3)

取决于, 由...而定

(4)

悬而未决

(5)

(树枝等)下垂, 悬挂

(6)

【语】从属

继承用法

depender
n.

习惯用语

Thatdepends.
[口]要看情况而定。

It alldepends.
[口]要看情况而定。

You may depend upon it.
[口]肯定无疑; 放心好了。

depend on
依靠; 由...而定, 取决于; 从属于; 依赖其维持

depend upon
依靠; 由...而定, 取决于; 从属于; 依赖其维持

depend upon it
[口]肯定天疑, 管保没错, 我敢说(用于句首或句末, 不必加主语)

参考词汇
rely    

英文相关词典

depend
confide    rely    trust    

[七国语言]英汉公共大词典

depend
依靠;取决于;依赖

[七国语言]英汉数学大词典

depend
依赖, 依靠

美国传统词典

depend
de.pend
AHD:[d1-pμnd“]
D.J.[di6pend]
K.K.[d!6pWnd]
v.intr.
de.pend.ed, de.pend.ing, de.pends

(1)

To rely, especially for support or maintenance:
Children must depend on their parents.

(2)

To place trust or confidence:
You can depend on his honesty.See Synonyms at rely

(3)

To be determined, conditioned, or contingent:
a grade depending on the results of the final exam.

(4)

To have a dependence:
began to depend more and more on drugs.

(5)

To be pending or undecided, as in a court or legislature.

(6)

To hang down:
“And ever-living Lamps depend in Rows”(Alexander Pope)

语源

(1)

Middle English dependen [to hang down]

(2)

from Old French dependre

(3)

from Latin d??re}

(4)

d?- [de-]

(5)

pend?e [to hang] * see (s)pen-

用法
Depend, indicating condition or contingency, is always followed by on or upon, as in It depends on who is in charge. Omission of the preposition is typical of casual speech.

英汉航空大词典

depend
n.靠,依靠

英汉化学大词典

depend
vi.随...而定,悬

英汉海运大词典

depend
依赖,依靠由于

基本词义

depend
依赖,依靠由于

英汉计算机大词典

depend
vi.随...而定(悬)

英汉水利大词典

depend
n.取决于,依赖,相信

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