Meaning of dependent

Definition of dependent

(adj) relying on or requiring a person or thing for support, supply, or what is needed; "dependent children"; "dependent on moisture"
contingent on something else
(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"
held from above and hanging down; "a pendant bunch of grapes"
being under the power or sovereignty of another or others; "subject peoples"; "a dependent prince"
addicted to a drug
(noun) a person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support)

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