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Synonyms for dependence
dɪˈpɛn dəns

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dependence, dependance, dependency(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    dependance, habituation, colony, addiction, dependency

  2. addiction, dependence, dependance, dependency, habituation(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    dependance, habituation, colony, addiction, dependency

Wiktionary

  1. dependence(noun)

    Antonyms:
    independence

  2. dependence(noun)

    He had a deep dependence on her for guidance.

    Antonyms:
    independence

  3. dependence(noun)

    Her dependence on cocaine led to her ruin.

    Antonyms:
    independence

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dependence(n.)

    Synonyms:
    connection, concatenation

  2. dependence(n.)

    Synonyms:
    reliance, trust, confidence

  3. dependence(n.)

    Synonyms:
    stay, staff, support, prop, buttress, supporter

  4. dependence(n.)

    Synonyms:
    subordination, subjection

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dependence(n)

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

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How to use dependence in a sentence?

  1. Thomas Hobbes:

    Science is the knowledge of consequences, and dependence of one fact upon another.

  2. Ann Kirkpatrick:

    I sincerely thank the many people who have reached out in support after my accident last week. The fall was serious, but with physical therapy I will fully recover, i do, however, have another challenge I must face, which was the underlying cause of my fall. Beginning next week, I will receive treatment that I have struggled to ask for, to treat my alcohol dependence.

  3. James Baldwin:

    We take our shape, it is true, within and against that cage of reality bequeathed us at our birth; and yet is precisely through our dependence on this reality that we are most endlessly betrayed.

  4. Gavin Newsom:

    These are necessary steps to strengthen oversight of oil and gas extraction as we phase out our dependence on fossil fuels and focus on clean energy sources.

  5. Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire:

    If God did not exist it would be necessary to invent Him. But all nature cries aloud that He does exist that there is a supreme intelligence, an immense power, an admirable order, and everything teaches us our own dependence on it.

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