noun. the state of relying on or being controlled by someone or something else.
noun. being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs).
- white plague
- drug addiction
- physiological condition
- physiological state
Sentences with dependance
1. Noun, singular or mass
On the other hand, some people criticize ellipticals for their heavy dependance on momentum, which is said to make a workout less effective.