Student Thesaurus

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Entry Word: reliance
Function: noun
Text: 1 something or someone to which one looks for support <he's been the family's foremost reliance in times of trouble many times> -- see DEPENDENCE 2
2 the quality or state of needing something or someone <a baby's reliance on her parents> <his reliance on his neighbor for all the local gossip> -- see DEPENDENCE 1