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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How to use dependent in a sentence?
I'm seeing rents are down 10 % to 20 %, with higher-end and luxury units taking the biggest hits, but these drops are dependent on the location and uniqueness of a unit.
The actual number of portions for each food group that you should consume each day will depend upon your individual calorie needs -- which is dependent on your personal weight goals as well as factors including your height, weight, age, gender, and activity level.
How do we allow people to ascend the ladder of opportunity rather than how do we give them everything and keep them dependent?
Each and every employee of an organization does its publicity round-the-clock, but this image promotion as good or bad is less dependent on their performance or productivity related to business activity and more on their true brand identity imprinted in the hearts and minds of the society.
People can't afford it and people displaced from their homes, don't have any means to and are dependent on international aid, which is scarce.
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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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