Adjective Definition

dependent

1.Definition: (of a clause) unable to stand alone syntactically as a complete sentence

"A subordinate (or dependent) clause functions as a noun or adjective or adverb within a sentence"

Related Adjective(s):subordinate


2.Definition: addicted to a drug

Related Adjective(s):dependant, hooked


3.Definition: being under the power or sovereignty of another or others

"A dependent prince"

Related Adjective(s):subject


4.Definition: contingent on something else

Related Adjective(s):dependant, qualified


5.Definition: held from above and hanging down

Related Adjective(s):pendant, pendent


6.Definition: relying on or requiring a person or thing for support, supply, or what is needed

"Dependent children", "Dependent on moisture"




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