Adjective "Dependent" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Dependent


    Definition:

    1. relying on someone or something else for aid, support, etc.

    2. conditioned or determined by something else; contingent: Our trip is dependent on the weather.

    3. subordinate; subject: a dependent territory.

    4. Grammar. not used in isolation; used only in connection with other forms. In I walked out when the bell rang, when the bell rang is a dependent clause.Compare independent (def 14), main1 (def 4).

    5. hanging down; pendent.

    6. Mathematics. (of a variable) havin

    Examples:

    "economies can be dependent on places."

    "people can be dependent on people."

    "economies can be dependent on subsidies."

    "places can be dependent on places."

    "people can be dependent on others."

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