What does the word reliant mean?

Usage examples for reliant

  1. You may read of all this in history, and may see how, through it all, the young princess grew still more firm of will, more self- reliant, wise, and strong, developing all those peculiar qualities that helped to make her England's greatest queen, and one of the most wonderful women in history. – Historic Girls by E. S. Brooks
  2. He was younger than his partner, whose hair was grizzled to a badger gray, but no less determined and self- reliant in appearance. – The Plunderer by Roy Norton