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See definition of dependent on Dictionary.com
  • adj.weak, helpless
  • adj.contingent, determined by

synonyms for dependent

  • defenseless
  • poor
  • reliant
  • vulnerable
  • inferior
  • minor
  • secondary
  • subordinate
  • abased
  • clinging
  • counting on
  • debased
  • humbled
  • immature
  • indigent
  • lesser
  • relying on
  • tied to apron strings
  • under
  • under thumb
  • unsustaining
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antonyms for dependent

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  • strong
  • first-class
  • first-rate
  • important
  • major
  • superior
  • free
  • independent
  • mature
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How to use dependent in a sentence

We’ve researched the best desk chairs dependent on the way you’ll want to use them.
BEST DESK CHAIR FOR ANY HOME OFFICEPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMFEBRUARY 11, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Because temperatures were so marginal for accumulation, between 31 and 35 degrees, amounts tended to be elevation-dependent.
AFTER SUNDAY’S SLUSH FEST, ANOTHER WINTER STORM THREATENS BY WEDNESDAY NIGHTJASON SAMENOW, WES JUNKERFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The post Publishers worry Taboola’s SPAC funding could make them more dependent on its ad revenue appeared first on Digiday.
PUBLISHERS WORRY TABOOLA’S SPAC FUNDING COULD MAKE THEM MORE DEPENDENT ON ITS AD REVENUESARA GUAGLIONEFEBRUARY 8, 2021DIGIDAY
Community, though dependent on technology, will exist, at least for one precious day.
THIS ODD SUPER BOWL WILL BRING US TOGETHER FOR A DAY. LET’S NOT TAKE THAT FOR GRANTED.JERRY BREWERFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
HOW AN IMPERFECT SNOWSTORM FORECAST TURNED OUT MOSTLY RIGHTJASON SAMENOWFEBRUARY 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Google’s bottom line is less dependent on behavioral targeting than Facebook’s.
ON IPHONES, FACEBOOK AND APPLE BEGIN A WAR OF POP-UP MESSAGESREED ALBERGOTTIFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The outlook for a rebound is dependent on a vaccine roll-out that’s proceeded slowly so far, while new virus strains have kept case counts stubbornly high.
RYANAIR IS ‘ESSENTIALLY’ WRITING OFF ITS BUSINESS UNTIL EUROPE CAN IMPROVE ITS COVID VACCINE ROLLOUTBERNHARD WARNERFEBRUARY 1, 2021FORTUNE
The Capital Weather Gang projects four to eight inches of snow in the immediate area by Tuesday, although amounts at the high end of that range are dependent on additional accumulations Monday, which may or may not materialize.
WINTER STORM TO BLANKET D.C. AREA IN MODERATE SNOW SUNDAY, AND MORE MIGHT COME MONDAYJASON SAMENOW, WES JUNKERJANUARY 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Farmers saw clearly how inherently dependent they are on other people.
WE CAN END HUNGER IN AMERICA—IF WE'RE WILLING TO MAKE SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO OUR FOOD SYSTEMPIERRE FERRARIJANUARY 29, 2021TIME
Accumulation of snow and sleet will be dependent on where the heaviest precipitation develops, and it’s hard to pinpoint the location hours in advance.
UPDATED FORECAST: AFTER COATING OF SNOW AND SLEET, PERIOD OF FREEZING RAIN POSSIBLE OVERNIGHTJASON SAMENOW, DAN STILLMANJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO DEPENDENT

  • absorbed
  • accustomed
  • attached
  • dependent
  • devoted
  • disposed
  • fanatic
  • fond
  • given over to
  • given to
  • habituated
  • hooked
  • hyped
  • imbued
  • inclined
  • obsessed
  • predisposed
  • prone to
  • spaced out
  • strung out
  • under the influence
  • used to
  • wedded to
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