hinge upon


hinge upon
v. depend on, be contingent on, be dependent on

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • hinge upon — phrasal verb hinge on or hinge upon [transitive] Word forms hinge on : present tense I/you/we/they hinge on he/she/it hinges on present participle hinging on past tense hinged on past participle hinged on hinge on/upon something to depend on… …   English dictionary

  • hinge\ upon — • hinge (up)on v To depend on as decisive: be decided by. In a dictatorship, everything hinges on one man. A tobacco grower s income for the year may hinge on what the weather is like in a few summer weeks …   Словарь американских идиом

  • hinge upon — verb be contingent on The outcomes rides on the results of the election Your grade will depends on your homework • Syn: ↑depend on, ↑devolve on, ↑depend upon, ↑ride, ↑turn on, ↑hinge on …   Useful english dictionary

  • hinge upon something — ˈhinge on/upon sth derived (of an action, a result, etc.) to depend on sth completely • Everything hinges on the outcome of these talks. • hinge upon something how, what, etc… His success hinges on how well he does at the interview. Main entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hinge on — verb be contingent on (Freq. 1) The outcomes rides on the results of the election Your grade will depends on your homework • Syn: ↑depend on, ↑devolve on, ↑depend upon, ↑ride, ↑turn on, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hinge on — phrasal verb hinge on or hinge upon [transitive] Word forms hinge on : present tense I/you/we/they hinge on he/she/it hinges on present participle hinging on past tense hinged on past participle hinged on hinge on/upon something to depend on… …   English dictionary

  • hinge on — verb to depend on, depend upon, be contingent upon The success of this plan hinges upon his approval. Syn: depend on See Also: hinging on, hinge upon …   Wiktionary

  • hinge on — or[hinge upon] {v.} To depend on as decisive: be decided by. * /In a dictatorship, everything hinges on one man./ * /A tobacco grower s income for the year may hinge on what the weather is like in a few summer weeks./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hinge on — or[hinge upon] {v.} To depend on as decisive: be decided by. * /In a dictatorship, everything hinges on one man./ * /A tobacco grower s income for the year may hinge on what the weather is like in a few summer weeks./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Hinge — Hinge, v. i. To stand, depend, hang, or turn, as on a hinge; to depend chiefly for a result or decision or for force and validity; usually with on or upon; as, the argument hinges on this point. I. Taylor [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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