Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEPENDENCIES

They have two dependencies in their hope to move you to compliance.

You will allow me to omit all description of land and people in Egypt and its dependencies.

In the year 1550 there was a general reunion of the towns and their dependencies at Mani.

As to the actual government of Rome and her dependencies, it could not well be worse.

In that year a British force reduced Java and its dependencies.

Colonies and dependencies, it is now said, are essentially inconsistent with our system.

On every hand rise cries that in any event they cannot and must not be dependencies.

Manly beauty and virtue are not confined to the House of Lords and its dependencies.

The persons assembled were in every way worthy of the place and its dependencies.

Manila coffee is highly prized in Spain and her dependencies.

WORD ORIGIN

"territories subordinate to another nation," 1680s; see dependency.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.