Definitions of Depending

  1. of Depend
  2. Undetermined.

Usage examples for Depending

  1. " They'd say I was depending more on the lawyer than myself to come clear. – The Bondboy by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
  2. Dry Bottom merchants- depending upon the cattlemen for their trade- breathed easier and predicted a good year in spite of the drought. – The Coming of the Law by Charles Alden Seltzer
  3. He says the men are depending on him and he must go through with it. – The Boy Allies at Jutland by Robert L. Drake
  4. The sole difference between some of us, and these friends you have in your mind is that we are depending upon Another who bore the curse for us. – Quiet Talks on Power by S.D. Gordon
  5. An understanding on the two subjects of navigation and slavery, had taken place between those parts of the Union, which explains the vote on the motion depending, as well as the language of General Pinckney and others. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  6. We've been depending on your promise- we've got the papers ready and have collected the money! – Fruits of Culture by Leo Tolstoy
  7. He had lounged through school without attempting to work, and was depending for all his future upon what should be left him by the industry of others. – The Princess of the School by Angela Brazil
  8. " On thine answer there is much depending: your father's head and my happiness. – The White Gauntlet by Mayne Reid
  9. She allowed it to rest there, depending unconsciously on the support he gave. – The Guests Of Hercules by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  10. She had a feeling that in some fashion the great doctor was depending upon her self- control, her strength of mind; and she was determined that he should not find her wanting. – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell
  11. " Mother feels very strongly," he continued, " the danger and the misfortune of a church depending on any one personality. – Pulpit and Press by Mary Baker Eddy
  12. The character of the pulse beats varies, depending on the extent of the inflammation and the stage of the disease. – The Veterinarian by Chas. J. Korinek
  13. The king of the Numidians was depending upon her; he awaited the wedding with impatience, and, as it was to follow the victory, Salammbo made him this present to stimulate his courage. – Salammbo by Gustave Flaubert
  14. For as he saw how frail was the cord by which he hung, and realised that he was depending entirely upon his companion's strength of arm, his brain swam, his eyes closed, and he clung tightly with both hands to the rope. – Menhardoc by George Manville Fenn
  15. Now, said Nicholl, let us attack the second question, depending on the first. – The Moon-Voyage by Jules Verne
  16. 176. " Their supplying ellipses where none ever existed; their parsing words of sentences already full and perfect, as though depending on words understood." – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  17. I am sure of that, my boy, said the older man kindly, and that's what we are depending on. – The Boy With the U. S. Survey by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  18. After watching them awhile, I noticed that some of them were resting with closed wings at the extremities of one or two depending vines. – Butterflies Worth Knowing by Clarence M. Weed
  19. He was living on the fat of the land up there in Sing Sing, seeing motion pictures and plays and so forth, without a worry in the world, with union hours and union pay, no one depending-" " What nonsense are you talking? – Yollop by George Barr McCutcheon
  20. He had a little ready money with him, enough he thought to pay his funeral expenses and Zoe's passage back to her native land, but such a mere child as she was, always used to depending upon him to see to all their affairs, she would not know how to manage, and would probably be robbed of the little she had. – Grandmother Elsie by Martha Finley