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Dependee vs. Dependent

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Dependeenoun

(programming) An agent that is depended on by a depender, the target of a dependency (used in agent-oriented programming)

Dependentadjective

Relying upon; depending upon.

‘At that point I was dependent on financial aid for my tuition.’;

Dependentadjective

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

Dependentadjective

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

Dependentadjective

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

Dependentadjective

Hanging down.

‘a dependent bough or leaf’;

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Dependentnoun

(US) One who relies on another for support

‘With two children and an ailing mother, she had three dependents in all.’;

Dependentnoun

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

Dependentnoun

(grammar) 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.

Dependentadjective

Hanging down; as, a dependent bough or leaf.

Dependentadjective

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.

‘England, long dependent and degraded, was again a power of the first rank.’;

Dependentadjective

conditional; contingent or conditioned. Opposite of unconditional.

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Dependentadjective

addicted to drugs.

Dependentnoun

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.

‘A host of dependents on the court, suborned to play their part as witnesses.’;

Dependentnoun

That which depends; corollary; consequence.

‘With all its circumstances and dependents.’;

Dependentnoun

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

Dependentadjective

not independent;

‘dependent children’;

Dependentadjective

contingent on something else

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Dependentadjective

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’;

Dependentadjective

being under the power or sovereignty of another or others;

‘subject peoples’; ‘a dependent prince’;

Dependentadjective

addicted to a drug

Dependentadjective

contingent on or determined by

‘the various benefits will be dependent on length of service’;

Dependentadjective

requiring someone or something for financial or other support

‘an economy heavily dependent on oil exports’; ‘households with dependent children’;

Dependentadjective

unable to do without

‘people dependent on drugs’;

Dependentadjective

(of a clause, phrase, or word) subordinate to another clause, phrase, or word

‘a clause dependent on another clause’;

Dependentnoun

variant spelling of dependant

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