depend on / upon (v.) Old form(s): vpon
serve, wait on, be a dependant of
Sonn.101.3[] Both truth and beauty on my love depends
Sonn.92.4[] And life no longer than thy love will stay / For it depends upon that love of thine
TC III.i.4[Pandarus to Servant, of Paris] You depend upon him
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