Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Depending upon something exterior; subordinate; contingent; needy.

Part of speech: adjective

Hanging down; pendent.

Part of speech: noun

One who depends on another; a retainer.

Part of speech: noun

A consequence; corollary; dependant.

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Usage examples "dependent":

  1. Then she had been dependent on herself. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
  2. Now, at fifty- eight, he had precious lives dependent upon him, and he was weighed down by debt. - "The Boys' Life of Mark Twain", Albert Bigelow Paine.
  3. I have more than my own living to earn; other people are dependent upon me, so I must make as much money as possible. - "Will Warburton", George Gissing.