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Dependance vs. Dependence

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Dependancenoun

(archaic) dependence

Dependencenoun

The state of being dependent, of relying upon another.

‘He had a deep dependence on her for guidance.’;

Dependancenoun

misspelling of dependence

Dependencenoun

An irresistible physical or psychological need, especially for a chemical substance.

‘Her dependence on cocaine led to her ruin.’;

Dependancenoun

lack of independence or self-sufficiency

Dependencenoun

The act or state of depending; state of being dependent; a hanging down or from; suspension from a support.

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Dependencenoun

The state of being influenced and determined by something; subjection (as of an effect to its cause).

‘The cause of effects, and the dependence of one thing upon another.’;

Dependencenoun

Mutual connection and support; concatenation; systematic inter-relation.

‘So dark and so intricate of purpose, without any dependence or order.’;

Dependencenoun

Subjection to the direction or disposal of another; inability to help or provide for one's self; a lack of independence or self-sufficiency.

‘Reduced to a servile dependence on their mercy.’;

Dependencenoun

A resting with confidence; reliance; trust.

‘Affectionate dependence on the Creator is the spiritual life of the soul.’;

Dependencenoun

That on which one depends or relies; as, he was her sole dependence.

Dependencenoun

That which depends; anything dependent or suspended; anything attached a subordinate to, or contingent on, something else.

‘Like a large cluster of black grapes they showAnd make a large dependence from the bough.’;

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Dependencenoun

A matter depending, or in suspense, and still to be determined; ground of controversy or quarrel.

‘To go on now with my first dependence.’;

Dependencenoun

lack of independence or self-sufficiency

Dependencenoun

being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)

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