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Dependant vs. Depender

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Dependantadjective

obsolete spelling of dependent

Dependernoun

(programming) An agent that depends on another agent, the dependee; the subject of a dependency, a dependent (used in agent-oriented programming)

Dependantnoun

(British) A person who depends on another for support, particularly financial support (= US dependent).

Dependernoun

One who depends; a dependent.

Dependantnoun

See Dependent, Dependence, Dependency.

Dependantnoun

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

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Dependantadjective

contingent on something else

Dependantadjective

addicted to a drug

Dependantnoun

a person who relies on another, especially a family member, for financial support

‘a single man with no dependants’;

Dependant

A dependant (Commonwealth English) or dependent (American English) is a person who relies on another as a primary source of income. A common-law spouse who is financially supported by their partner may also be included in this definition.

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