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  Definition of dependent
  1. a person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support)
  2. addicted to a drug
  3. contingent on something else
  4. not independent; "dependent children"
  5. 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"
  6. being under the power or sovereignty of another or others; "subject peoples"; "a dependent prince"
Similar Words: dependant, drug-addicted, hooked, strung-out, qualified, subordinate, subject

 

See Also: unfree

 

Hyponyms: charge, minion

 

Attributes: independence, independency

 

 
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