Synonyms of dependent


1. dependant, dependent, recipient, receiver

usage: a person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support)


1. dependent (vs. independent), babelike, helpless, interdependent, mutualist, mutually beneficial, myrmecophilous, parasitic, parasitical, leechlike, bloodsucking, reliant, symbiotic, underage, unfree

usage: relying on or requiring a person or thing for support, supply, or what is needed; "dependent children"; "dependent on moisture"

2. dependent, dependant, qualified, conditional (vs. unconditional)

usage: contingent on something else

3. dependent (vs. independent), subordinate

usage: (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"

4. pendent, pendant, dependent, supported (vs. unsupported)

usage: held from above; "a pendant bunch of grapes"

5. subject, dependent, subordinate (vs. insubordinate)

usage: being under the power or sovereignty of another or others; "subject peoples"; "a dependent prince"

6. dependent, dependant, drug-addicted, hooked, strung-out, addicted (vs. unaddicted)

usage: addicted to a drug

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