Definition for dependent

adjective as in weak, helpless

adjective as in contingent, determined by

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We’ve researched the best desk chairs dependent on the way you’ll want to use them.

Because temperatures were so marginal for accumulation, between 31 and 35 degrees, amounts tended to be elevation-dependent.

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Community, though dependent on technology, will exist, at least for one precious day.

When storms in the Ohio Valley dissipate and transfer their energy to a new coastal storm, snowfall in Washington is heavily dependent on where the new storm forms and how quickly it develops.

Its graceful hotels and beautiful restaurants are totally dependent on the tourist trade.

Conventional wisdom holds that most excessive drinkers are alcohol dependent.

Our ability to feel seen is truly dependent on being in relation to someone else.

In 2014, any dependent youth who earns more than $6,200 will have to report those earnings to the IRS.

Uzbekistan, largely dependent on cotton, the industry of white gold, could not afford to re-channel water to its half.

Without having represented to your husband the propriety of first consulting his father, on whom he is dependent, I think?

It was stated by the deputation that 5,000 families were dependent on the jewellery trades in Birmingham.

It is dependent on that covenant as made with the Mediator, and consistent with it as established with men.

"As much dependent on Great Britain as one perfectly free people can be on another," the Farmer said.

But until these organs are properly developed, the plant is dependent on the matters contained in the seed itself.


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On this page you'll find 122 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dependent, such as: defenseless, poor, reliant, vulnerable, inferior, and minor.

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