- 依 [yī]
- （依靠; 依仗） depend on; rely on:
depend on each other for existence; be bound by a common destiny; 相依为命
be dependent on sb. for a living 依人篱下- （依从; 同意）comply with; listen to; yield to:
You shouldn't comply with every wish of his just because he is a child. 不能因为孩子小，就什么都依着他。
If we had listened to them, this hydropower station would never have been built. 当初要是依了他们的主张，今天就不可能有这个水电站。
- （按照） according to; in the light of; judging by:
in the light of the situation at the time; as matters then stood; 依当时情况来说
in a manner prescribed by law; 依法定程序
- （姓氏） a surname:
Yi Feng 依封
They are dependent on public charity.
Older people may seek their own friends rather than become too emotionally dependent on their children.
Find a job and end your dependence on your parents.
The country is heavily dependent on its exports of agricultural commodities.
The emancipation of women depends on themselves.
Children depend on their parents for food and clothing.