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Definition of Reliance

Reliance

  1. The act of relying, or the condition or quality of being reliant; dependence; confidence; trust; repose of mind upon what is deemed sufficient support or authority.
  2. Anything on which to rely; dependence; ground of trust; as, the boat was a poor reliance.

Reliance Quotations

Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Thomas Jefferson

Design must be functional, and functionality must be translated into visual aesthetics without any reliance on gimmicks that have to be explained.
Ferdinand Porsche

Fossil fuels, including oil, are running out and supplies are getting harder to find. If we do nothing, prices will continue to rise and our reliance on oil will come to an abrupt and tumultuous end, causing global economic and social turmoil.
Lucy Powell

Cognitive psychology tells us that the unaided human mind is vulnerable to many fallacies and illusions because of its reliance on its memory for vivid anecdotes rather than systematic statistics.
Steven Pinker

Do we not realize that self respect comes with self reliance?
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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Reliance Translations

reliance in German is vertrauen
reliance in Hungarian is bizalom, bizodalom
reliance in Latin is fides
reliance in Swedish is beroende