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Adjective vs. Dependent

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  • Adjective (noun)

    A modifies a noun or describes a noun’s referent.

    "The words “big” and “heavy” are English adjectives."

  • Adjective (noun)

    A dependent; an accessory.

  • Adjective (adjective)

    Incapable of independent function.

    "dependent|derivative"

  • Adjective (adjective)

    Adjectival; pertaining to or functioning as an adjective.

    "adjectival"

  • Adjective (adjective)

    Applying to methods of enforcement and rules of procedure.

    "procedural"

    "substantive"

  • Adjective (adjective)

    Needing the use of a mordant to be made fast to that which is being dyed.

    "substantive"

  • Adjective (verb)

    To make an adjective of; to form or convert into an adjective.

  • Dependent (adjective)

    Relying upon; depending upon.

    "At that point I was dependent on financial aid for my tuition."

  • Dependent (adjective)

    Having a probability that is affected by the outcome of a separate event.

  • Dependent (adjective)

    Used in questions, negative sentences and after certain particles and prepositions.

  • Dependent (adjective)

    Affecting the lower part of the body, such as the legs while standing up, or the back while supine.

  • Dependent (adjective)

    Hanging down.

    "a dependent bough or leaf"

  • Dependent (noun)

    One who relies on another for support

    "With two children and an ailing mother, she had three dependents in all."

  • Dependent (noun)

    An element in phrase or clause structure that is not the head. Includes complements, modifiers and determiners.

  • Dependent (noun)

    The aorist subjunctive or subjunctive perfective: a form of a verb not used independently but preceded by a particle to form the negative or a tense form. Found in Greek and in the Gaelic languages.

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Adjective (adjective)

    Added to a substantive as an attribute; of the nature of an adjunct; as, an adjective word or sentence.

  • Adjective (adjective)

    Not standing by itself; dependent.

  • Adjective (adjective)

    Relating to procedure.

  • Adjective (noun)

    A word used with a noun, or substantive, to express a quality of the thing named, or something attributed to it, or to limit or define it, or to specify or describe a thing, as distinct from something else. Thus, in phrase, "a wise ruler," wise is the adjective, expressing a property of ruler.

  • Adjective (noun)

    A dependent; an accessory.

  • Adjective

    To make an adjective of; to form or change into an adjective.

  • Dependent (adjective)

    Hanging down; as, a dependent bough or leaf.

  • Dependent (adjective)

    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; as, dependent on God; dependent upon friends. Opposite of independent.

  • Dependent (adjective)

    conditional; contingent or conditioned. Opposite of unconditional.

  • Dependent (adjective)

    addicted to drugs.

  • Dependent (noun)

    One who depends; one who is sustained by another, or who relies on another for financial support or favor; a hanger-on; a retainer; as, a numerous train of dependents.

  • Dependent (noun)

    That which depends; corollary; consequence.

Webster Dictionary
  • Adjective (noun)

    a word that expresses an attribute of something

  • Adjective (noun)

    the word class that qualifies nouns

  • Adjective (adjective)

    of or relating to or functioning as an adjective;

    "adjectival syntax"

    "an adjective clause"

  • Adjective (adjective)

    applying to methods of enforcement and rules of procedure;

    "adjective law"

  • Dependent (noun)

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

  • Dependent (adjective)

    not independent;

    "dependent children"

  • Dependent (adjective)

    contingent on something else

  • Dependent (adjective)

    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"

    "the main (or independent) clause in a complex sentence has at least a subject and a verb"

  • Dependent (adjective)

    being under the power or sovereignty of another or others;

    "subject peoples"

    "a dependent prince"

  • Dependent (adjective)

    addicted to a drug

Princeton's WordNet

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