Definitions for dependent

Definitions for (noun) dependent

Main entry: dependant, dependent

Definition: a person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support)

Definitions for (adj) dependent

Main entry: dependant, dependent, drug-addicted, strung-out, hooked

Definition: addicted to a drug

Main entry: dependant, dependent, qualified

Definition: contingent on something else

Main entry: dependent

Definition: relying on or requiring a person or thing for support, supply, or what is needed

Usage: dependent children; dependent on moisture

Main entry: subordinate, dependent

Definition: (of a clause) unable to stand alone syntactically as a complete sentence

Usage: a subordinate (or dependent) clause functions as a noun or adjective or adverb within a sentence

Main entry: dependent, subject

Definition: being under the power or sovereignty of another or others

Usage: subject peoples; a dependent prince

Main entry: dependent, pendant, pendent

Definition: held from above

Usage: a pendant bunch of grapes

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