Meaning of DEPENDENT in English

DEPENDENT

n.

Variant: also de · pen · dant

Pronunciation: -d ə nt

Function: noun

Date: 1523

1 archaic : DEPENDENCY

2 : one that is dependent especially : a person who relies on another for support

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