Definition of Dependent. Meaning of Dependent. Synonyms of Dependent

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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 clause is a clause that provides a sentence element with additional information, but which cannot stand alone as a sentence. A dependent clause...
- A dependent territory, dependent area or dependency is a territory that does not possess full political independence or sovereignty as a sovereign state...
- In computer science and logic, a dependent type is a type whose definition depends on a value. A "pair of integers" is a type. A "pair of integers where...
- a dependent source is a voltage source or a current source whose value depends on a voltage or current somewhere else in the network. Dependent sources...
- Military dependents are the spouse(s), children, and possibly other familial relationship categories of a sponsoring military member for purposes of pay...
- Automatic dependent surveillancebroadcast (ADS–B) is a surveillance technology in which an aircraft determines its position via satellite navigation...
- experimental sciences, the values of dependent variables depend on the values of independent variables. The dependent variables represent the output or outcome...
- Dependent personality disorder (DPD), formerly known as asthenic personality disorder, is a personality disorder that is characterized by a pervasive...
- Frequency-dependent selection is an evolutionary process by which the fitness of a phenotype depends on its frequency relative to other phenotypes in...