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1. dependent

adjective. ['dɪˈpɛndənt'] relying on or requiring a person or thing for support, supply, or what is needed.

Synonyms

  • mutually beneficial
  • mutualist
  • parasitical
  • underage
  • helpless
  • independency
  • bloodsucking
  • reliant
  • myrmecophilous
  • parasitic
  • babelike
  • independence
  • symbiotic
  • interdependent
  • unfree

Antonyms

  • free
  • unbound
  • linger
  • absolve

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Words that Rhyme with Dependent

  • superintendent
  • superintendant
  • transcendent
  • resplendent
  • descendent
  • descendant
  • defendant
  • attendant
  • ascendant
  • pendant

Example sentences of the word dependent


1. Adjective
Radicchio plants may form tight or loose heads, and color is dependent on the specific cultivar.

2. Noun, singular or mass
A grandparent must meet certain guidelines set forth by the IRS to qualify as a dependent.

Quotes containing the word dependent


1. All art is dependent on technology because it's a human endeavour, so even when you're using charcoal on a wall or designed the proscenium arch, that's technology.
- George Lucas

2. Success is dependent on effort.
- Sophocles

3. Success is almost totally dependent upon drive and persistence. The extra energy required to make another effort or try another approach is the secret of winning.
- Denis Waitley

2. alcohol-dependent

adjective. addicted to alcohol.

Synonyms

  • addicted

Antonyms

  • nonalcoholic
  • clean

3. dependent

noun. ['dɪˈpɛndənt'] a person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support).

Synonyms

  • charge
  • recipient
  • receiver
  • dependant

Antonyms

  • disclaim
  • credit
  • arise
  • pay cash

4. dependent

adjective. ['dɪˈpɛndənt'] contingent on something else.

Synonyms

  • dependant
  • conditional

Antonyms

  • defeat
  • unrestricted
  • unconfined

5. dependent

adjective. ['dɪˈpɛndənt'] (of a clause) unable to stand alone syntactically as a complete sentence.

Antonyms

  • calm

6. dependent

adjective. ['dɪˈpɛndənt'] addicted to a drug.

Synonyms

  • hooked
  • addicted
  • dependant
  • strung-out

Antonyms

  • major
  • powerful
  • hopeful
  • bloodless

7. dependent

adjective. ['dɪˈpɛndənt'] being under the power or sovereignty of another or others.

Synonyms

  • subordinate

Antonyms

  • overcharge
  • discharge

8. dependent

adjective. ['dɪˈpɛndənt'] held from above.

Synonyms

  • pendant
  • supported

Antonyms

  • unburden
  • empty
  • negative charge
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