Translation of depender in English:

depender

to depend, v.

intransitive verb

  • 1

    • 1.1

      (resultado/solución) to depend
      ¿vendrás? — depende will you come? — it depends / maybe / I might
      • depender de algo/algn to depend on sth/sb
      • ahora todo depende de ti now everything depends on you
      • si de mí dependiera if it were up to me
      • depende en gran parte de la temperatura it depends largely / to a great extent on the temperature
      • todo depende de que llegue a tiempo it all depends on him arriving on time

    • 1.2

      depender de algn/algo
      • depende económicamente de sus padres he depends on his parents financially
      • dependía totalmente de su mujer he was completely dependent on his wife
      • no tengo que depender de nadie para regresar I don't have to rely on anyone to get back
      • dependía totalmente de la heroína he was totally dependent on heroin

  • 2

    • 2.1(en una jerarquía)

      depender de algn to report to sb
      • dependían directamente del director financiero they reported directly to the finance director
      • la comisión dependerá del Senado the commission will report to / will be accountable to / will be answerable to the Senate

    • 2.2

      la isla depende de Australia the island is an Australian dependency