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v. lean against; rely on; comply with, listen to
Other meanings
[yī]   prep. according to
    person, man
Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
yī kào
v. rely on, depend on
tā hé mā ma xiāng yī wéi mìng
phr. She and her mother depend on each other for survival.
xiāng yī wéi mìng
phr. mutually dependent for life, rely upon one another for survival, interdependent
wú yī wú kào
idiom. have no one to rely on, be left to one's own devices