dependent[ dih-pen-duh nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF dependent
Synonyms for dependent | adj.weak, helpless
- counting on
- relying on
- tied to apron strings
- under thumb
Antonyms for dependent | adj.weak, helpless
Synonyms for dependent | adj.contingent, determined by
- accessory to
- controlled by
- incidental to
- liable to
- regulated by
- subject to
- sustained by
- under control of
Antonyms for dependent | adj.contingent, determined by
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEPENDENT
But she could not get her mother's feeling of him as a helpless, dependent thing.
I know little of them; and happily we shall not be dependent on the result of my management.
Nay, would his uncle, on whom he was dependent, consent to such a refusal?
We feel ourselves so dependent on it for all that is yet to come.
We were both too young, too dependent and helpless, to do anything but accept our separation.
He was older than Dorothy, who had always been dependent upon him to a certain extent.
As if the good name were dependent on him, or anyone like him!
He had not learned to be dependent on his kind for companionship.
What does it matter—except that it's a disgrace to be dependent on such a man?
Poor Egbert's so dependent on him—quite helpless without him.