Meaning of DEPENDENT in English


n. Function: adjective

1 determined or conditioned by another FF1C; a conclusion that is dependent on a premise FF1E;

Synonyms: conditional, contingent, relative, reliant

Related Words: exposed, liable, open, subject, susceptible; iffy, provisional, provisory; uncertain; circumscribed, limited, restricted

Contrasted Words: categorical, ultimate; boundless, eternal, illimitable, uncircumscribed; basal, basic, fundamental, primary, underived

Antonyms: absolute; infinite; original


Synonyms: SUBORDINATE , collateral, secondary, sub, subject, tributary, under

Related Words: counting, depending, reckoning, relying, trusting; accessory, ancillary, appurtenant; abased, debased, humbled

Contrasted Words: principal; paramount, predominant, preponderant, preponderating, sovereign

Antonyms: independent

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