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Definition of Dependent

Dependent
Dependent De*pend"ent, n. 1. One who depends; one who is sustained by another, or who relies on another for support of 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. --Hallam. 2. That which depends; corollary; consequence. With all its circumstances and dependents. --Prynne. Note: See the Note under Dependant.
Dependent
Dependent De*pend"ent, a. [L. dependens, -entis, p. pr. dependere. See Depend, and cf. Dependant.] 1. Hanging down; as, a dependent bough or leaf. 2. 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; contingent or conditioned; subordinate; -- often with on or upon; as, dependent on God; dependent upon friends. England, long dependent and degraded, was again a power of the first rank. --Macaulay. Dependent covenant or contract (Law), one not binding until some connecting stipulation is performed. Dependent variable (Math.), a varying quantity whose changes are arbitrary, but are regarded as produced by changes in another variable, which is called the independent variable.

Meaning of Dependent from wikipedia

- A dependant (British English) or dependent (American English) is a person who relies on another as a primary source of income. For example, minors (children...
- A dependent territory, dependent area or dependency is a territory that does not possess full political independence or sovereignty as a sovereign state...
- the British Overseas Territories Act 2002, replacing the term British Dependent Territory, introduced by the British Nationality Act 1981. Prior to 1...
- hormone-dependent cancer, is a type of cancer that is dependent on a hormone for growth and/or survival. Examples include breast cancer, which is dependent on...
- This is a list of countries and dependent territories ranked by po****tion density, measured by the number of human inhabitants per square kilometer....
- specified which position a country holds by the corresponding parameter. Dependent territories, not fully recognized countries and supranational entities...
- This is a list of countries and dependent territories in the Americas by po****tion, which is sorted by the 2015 mid-year normalized demographic projections...
- 2011. The second list is based on CIA World Factbook 2014 estimates. Dependent territories and not fully recognized states are not ranked. List of...
- A dependent clause is a clause that provides a sentence element with additional information, but which cannot stand alone as a sentence. A dependent clause...
- CAMK, also written as CaMK, is an abbreviation for the Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase cl**** of enzymes. CAMKs are activated by increases in the...