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The state of relying on or being controlled by someone or something else,
  1. The state of relying on or being controlled by someone or something else
    • - Japan's dependence on imported oil
  2. Reliance on someone or something for financial support
    • - the dependence of our medical schools on grant funds
  3. Addiction to drink or drugs
    • - alcohol dependence

  1. the state of relying on or being controlled by someone or something else
  2. addiction: being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)
  3. (dependent) dependant: a person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support)
  4. (dependent) relying on or requiring a person or thing for support, supply, or what is needed; "dependent children"; "dependent on moisture"
  5. (dependent) contingent on something else
  6. (dependent) (of a clause) unable to stand alone syntactically as a complete sentence; "a subordinate (or dependent) clause functions as a noun or adjective or adverb within a sentence"
  7. Historically, addiction has been defined with regard solely to psychoactive substances (for example alcohol, tobacco and other drugs) which cross the blood-brain barrier once ingested, temporarily altering the chemical milieu of the brain.
  8. (Dependent (law)) A dependant (British English) or dependent (American English) is a person who relies on another as a primary source of income. ...
  9. (Dependent (military family member)) Military dependents are the spouse(s), children, and possibly other familial relationship categories of a sponsoring military member for purposes of pay as well as special benefits, privileges and rights. ...
  10. The state of being dependent, of relying upon another; An irresistible physical or psychological need, especially for a chemical substance
  11. (dependent) A qualifying child or qualifying relative, other than the taxpayer or spouse, who entitles the taxpayer to claim a dependency exemption.
  12. (Dependent) An individual who receives health insurance through a spouse, parent, or other family member.
  13. (Dependent) For a child or other person to be considered your dependent, they must live with you and you must provide them with more than half of their support. Spouses do not count as dependents in the Federal Methodology. You and your spouse cannot both claim the same child as a dependent.
  14. (Dependent) Child who is under the care of someone else. Most children who are eligible to receive child support must be a dependent.
  15. (Dependent) A person who: (A) is less than 18 years of age and has not been emancipated by marriage or court order; or (B) is eligible to be claimed as a dependent of a parent of the person for purposes of determining the parent's income tax liability under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.
  16. (Dependent) Most commonly defined under a group medical expense plan to include an employee's spouse who is not legally separated from the employee and any other unmarried dependent children (including stepchildren and adopted children) under age 19 or, if full time students, age 23.
  17. (Dependent) Someone who depends on others for their living requirements and have no income of their own. i.e. Children and homemakers.
  18. (dependent) In family law, this usually means a child that is financially supported by another person. ...
  19. (Dependent) An individual who qualifies to be claimed as a dependent exemption on another person's income tax return.
  20. (Dependent) The spouse or children of a principal.
  21. (Dependent) One who derives existence and support from another.
  22. (Dependent) Someone who depends on another for financial support. Children, for example.
  23. (dependent) A person other than the insured, such as a spouse or child, who is covered under a health plan.
  24. (Dependent) A person who receives at least half of their financial support from another person with whom they live, other than a spouse. Students who are dependents are assumed to have access to the financial assets of their parents (or legal guardians). ...
  25. (Dependent) A spouse, natural child, adopted child, foster child, stepchild or legal ward of a covered employee under Code Section 152.