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Synonyms for dependence
dɪˈpɛn dənsde·pen·dence

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  1. dependencenoun


  2. dependencenoun

    He had a deep dependence on her for guidance.


  3. dependencenoun

    Her dependence on cocaine led to her ruin.


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  1. dependence, dependance, dependencynoun

    the state of relying on or being controlled by someone or something else

    dependance, habituation, colony, addiction, dependency

  2. addiction, dependence, dependance, dependency, habituationnoun

    being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)

    dependance, habituation, colony, addiction, dependency

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. dependencenoun

    connection, concatenation

  2. dependencenoun

    reliance, trust, confidence

  3. dependencenoun

    stay, staff, support, prop, buttress, supporter

  4. dependencenoun

    subordination, subjection

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. dependencenoun

    suspension, dependency, reliance, trust, mainstay, support, contingency

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  1. International Labor Organization:

    In the presence of such shocks, men and women without social protection nets tend to borrow to smooth consumption, and to accept any job for themselves or their children, even under exploitative conditions. This can lead to heavy dependence on creditors, recruiters and unscrupulous employers.

  2. Daniel Purba:

    Pertamina intends to maximise domestic crude processing to reduce dependence on the market.

  3. Thomas Jefferson:

    Our civil rights have no dependence on our religious opinions, any more than our opinions in physics or geometry.

  4. Mickey Mehta:

    TVs have become smart and humans have become stupid. Dependence on technology is rendering a human depleted of inner intelligence. With mechanization man has learnt to become mechanical. Don't get completely programmed and be digitized, switch on internally, become intelligent, internalize and MickeyMize.

  5. Janette Sadik-Khan:

    For a lot of people a car means freedom and social status, but if a city provides you no choice but to drive, a car isn't freedom, it's dependence. If you have no choice but to drive for every trip, it's not your fault. Your city has failed.

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