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Definitions of dependent:
  • noun:   a person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support)
  • adjective:   addicted to a drug
  • adjective:   contingent on something else
  • adjective:   not independent
    Example: "Dependent children"
  • adjective:   of a clause; unable to stand alone syntactically as a complete sentence
    Example: "A subordinate (or dependent) clause functions as a noun or adjective or adverb within a sentence"
  • adjective:   being under the power or sovereignty of another or others
    Example: "A dependent prince"

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