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 torely 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