a person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support)
nonsymbiotic, nonparasitic, self-sustaining, unconditional, autonomous, commutative, autarkic, fissiparous, self-reliant, insubordinate, unconditioned, self-supporting, single-handed, main(a), item-by-item, individual, independent, breakaway, unaddicted, self-sufficing, self-sufficient, unsupported, self-directed, separatist, free-living, unaffiliated, strong-minded, case-by-case, autarkical, indie
relying on or requiring a person or thing for support, supply, or what is needed
"dependent children"; "dependent on moisture"
nonparasitic, fissiparous, self-sufficient, unconditional, separatist, autonomous, autarkical, commutative, indie, independent, self-directed, item-by-item, self-sufficing, insubordinate, self-sustaining, unsupported, case-by-case, unaffiliated, unaddicted, strong-minded, breakaway, unconditioned, self-reliant, single-handed, self-supporting, individual, nonsymbiotic, free-living, main(a), autarkic
dependent, dependant, qualified(adj)
contingent on something else
autarkic, self-directed, self-sustaining, main(a), strong-minded, insubordinate, fissiparous, commutative, autonomous, nonparasitic, single-handed, self-sufficient, case-by-case, nonsymbiotic, unconditional, autarkical, item-by-item, individual, unconditioned, self-sufficing, independent, free-living, self-reliant, unaffiliated, self-supporting, separatist, breakaway, unaddicted, unsupported, indie
(of a clause) unable to stand alone syntactically as a complete sentence
"a subordinate (or dependent) clause functions as a noun or adjective or adverb within a sentence"
unsupported, individual, strong-minded, independent, unconditioned, nonparasitic, autarkical, self-sufficing, unconditional, self-sustaining, self-sufficient, separatist, unaddicted, indie, item-by-item, breakaway, self-reliant, main(a), self-directed, autarkic, self-supporting, autonomous, insubordinate, case-by-case, nonsymbiotic, free-living, single-handed, unaffiliated, fissiparous, commutative
pendent, pendant, dependent(adj)
held from above
"a pendant bunch of grapes"
autarkical, individual, self-directed, fissiparous, unconditioned, commutative, case-by-case, unaddicted, unaffiliated, unconditional, nonsymbiotic, independent, separatist, autonomous, main(a), strong-minded, free-living, unsupported, self-sufficing, self-sustaining, item-by-item, autarkic, nonparasitic, indie, breakaway, self-supporting, self-sufficient, insubordinate, self-reliant, single-handed
being under the power or sovereignty of another or others
"subject peoples"; "a dependent prince"
self-supporting, self-reliant, nonsymbiotic, autarkical, item-by-item, main(a), unaddicted, autonomous, nonparasitic, unconditional, independent, breakaway, self-sustaining, commutative, strong-minded, insubordinate, fissiparous, free-living, indie, case-by-case, unconditioned, unaffiliated, separatist, individual, self-sufficing, single-handed, unsupported, self-directed, self-sufficient, autarkic
dependent, dependant, drug-addicted, hooked, strung-out(adj)
addicted to a drug
self-sufficient, single-handed, indie, unconditional, autonomous, main(a), commutative, self-reliant, unconditioned, insubordinate, nonsymbiotic, independent, self-supporting, separatist, individual, unaddicted, nonparasitic, unsupported, self-sustaining, free-living, autarkical, self-directed, self-sufficing, item-by-item, fissiparous, unaffiliated, autarkic, strong-minded, breakaway, case-by-case
Relying upon; depending upon
At that point I was dependent on financial aid for my tuition.
(of certain Irish irregular verbs): standing only after a preverbal particle
Used in questions, negative sentences and after certain particles and prepositions.
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Japan looks to be quite late in the game, they’re dependent on importing many (vaccines) from the U.S. And at the moment, it doesn’t seem very likely they will get very large quantities of for instance, the Pfizer vaccine.
This report provides added evidence on the multiple benefits that societies gain from conserving nature, not only would we be improving the condition of nature and natural resources, we would also improve the livelihoods and wellbeing of people dependent on those resources.
On the other hand, if some viruses sneak through and infect a cell ; then the body is dependent upon T cells to eliminate the virus, and therein lies the opportunity for us to rethink what we're doing in terms of vaccination -- because those T cells, at least theoretically, could be highly potent and could attenuate the disease. In other words, they wouldn't protect against infection, but they might make infections so asymptomatic that you would not notice it yourself and, in fact, you would never have enough virus in your body to transmit it to somebody else. That's the hypothesis.
Some industries are very dependent on them (commodities). Fortunately for us we're not.
The land on both sides is equally fertile, however we suffer as we don’t have any irrigation facilities there. This takes a major toll on our land on the other side of the border, we have been traditionally dependent on the rainwater for our cultivation (for) generations, but now as the rainfall has become unpredictable, it is not possible.
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- متوقف, معتمد, يعتمدArabic
- протеже, подчинен, зависимBulgarian
- závislý, spoléhajícíCzech
- abhängig, UnterhaltsempfängerGerman
- sõltuv, ülalpeetavEstonian
- an urra ri, eisimeileachScottish Gaelic
- 次第, 依存, 頼るJapanese
- avhengigNorwegian Nynorsk
- zależny, uzależnionyPolish
- nesamostalan, zavisna, nesamostalna, zavisan, òvisanSerbo-Croatian
- avhängig, beroendeSwedish
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