|a.||1.||Hanging down; |
|2.||Relying on, or subject to, something else for support; not able to exist, or sustain itself, or to perform anything, without the will, power, or aid of something else; not self-sustaining; subordinate; - often with on or upon; |
|3.||conditional; contingent or conditioned. Opposite of |
|4.||addicted to drugs.|
|n.||1.||One who depends; one who is sustained by another, or who relies on another for financial support or favor; a hanger-on; a retainer; |
|2.||That which depends; corollary; consequence.|
|Noun||1.||dependent - a person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support)|
|Adj.||1.||dependent - not independent; "dependent children"|
independent - free from external control and constraint; "an independent mind"; "a series of independent judgments"; "fiercely independent individualism"; "an independent republic"
|2.||dependent - contingent on something else|
|3.||dependent - 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"|
main, independent - of a clause; able to stand alone syntactically as a complete sentence; "the main (or independent) clause in a complex sentence has at least a subject and a verb"
|4.||dependent - being under the power or sovereignty of another or others; "subject peoples"; "a dependent prince"|
|5.||dependent - addicted to a drug|