Synonyms of rely in English:

rely


See definition of rely

verb

1‘I think we can rely on his discretion’

SYNONYMS

depend, count, bank, place reliance, bargain, plan, reckon

anticipate, expect, pin one's hopes on, hope for, take for granted, take on trust, trust

be confident of, have confidence in, have every confidence in, be sure of, believe in, have faith in, pin one's faith on, trust in, cling to, swear by

North American informal figure on

ANTONYMS

distrust

2‘law centres have had to rely on government funding to keep going’

SYNONYMS

be dependent, depend, lean, hinge, turn, hang, rest, pivot, be contingent

be unable to manage without, have recourse to, resort to, fall back on