depending (on)

(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. contingent upon, regulated by, controlled by, determined by, in the event of, on the condition that, subject to, providing, provided, incumbent on, secondary to, springing from, growing from; see also conditional .

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  • depending — index aleatory (uncertain), contingent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • depending on — index conditional Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • depending on — ► depending on according to. Main Entry: ↑depend …   English terms dictionary

  • depending on — adjective determined by conditions or circumstances that follow (Freq. 8) arms sales contingent on the approval of congress • Syn: ↑contingent, ↑contingent on, ↑contingent upon, ↑dependent on, ↑dependant on, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Depending — Depend De*pend , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Depended}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Depending}.] [F. d[ e]pendre, fr. L. depend?re; de + pend?re to hang. See {Pendant}.] 1. To hang down; to be sustained by being fastened or attached to something above. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • depending — Relying on; being conditional or contingent on something. Ancient usage seems to have included the meaning of pending, so that a depending action was a pending action. 3 Bl Comm 450. See words and phrases beginning dependent …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • depending — de·pend || dɪ pend v. rely on, trust; be dependent upon, be supported by …   English contemporary dictionary

  • depending on — conditional upon, contingent upon …   English contemporary dictionary

  • depending on — according to. → depend …   English new terms dictionary

  • depending — Pending or undetermined; in progress. In patent law, a convenient means of saying that the parts of a device were so attached as to have a right angle relationship to each other, not a gravitational hanging of one part upon another. Alemite Mfg.… …   Black's law dictionary

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