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1. reliance

noun. ['rɪˈlaɪəns, riːˈlaɪəns'] certainty based on past experience.

Synonyms

  • trust

Antonyms

  • certain
  • uncertain

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Words that Rhyme with Reliance

  • noncompliance
  • pseudoscience
  • compliance
  • defiance
  • appliance
  • alliance
  • science

Example sentences of the word reliance


1. Noun, singular or mass
That's important if you like to get exercise and you want to minimize your reliance on fossil fuels.

Quotes containing the word reliance


1. And for the support of this declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of divine providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.
- Thomas Jefferson

2. self-reliance

noun. personal independence.

Synonyms

  • self-sufficiency
  • self-direction
  • independence
  • autonomy

Antonyms

  • dependent
  • defeat

Etymology

  • reliance (English)
  • self- (English)

3. reliance

noun. ['rɪˈlaɪəns, riːˈlaɪəns'] the state of relying on something.

Synonyms

  • dependence
  • dependency

Antonyms

  • unsure
  • unpredictability
  • active trust
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