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Contingent on or determined by,
  1. Contingent on or determined by
    • - the various benefits will be dependent on length of service
  2. Requiring someone or something for financial, emotional, or other support
    • - an economy heavily dependent on oil exports
    • - households with dependent children
  3. Unable to do without
    • - people dependent on drugs
    • - welfare-dependent families
  4. (of a clause, phrase, or word) Subordinate to another clause, phrase, or word

  1. A person who relies on another, esp. a family member, for financial support
    • - a single man with no dependents

  1. dependant: a person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support)
  2. relying on or requiring a person or thing for support, supply, or what is needed; "dependent children"; "dependent on moisture"
  3. contingent on something else
  4. (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"
  5. pendent: held from above; "a pendant bunch of grapes"
  6. subject: being under the power or sovereignty of another or others; "subject peoples"; "a dependent prince"
  7. A dependant (British English) or dependent (American English) is a person who relies on another as a primary source of income. ...
  8. 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. This generic category is enumerated in great detail for U.S. military members.
  9. (Dependence (behavioral medicine)) 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.
  10. One who relies on another for support; An element in phrase or clause structure that is not the head. ...
  11. (dependently) In a dependent manner
  12. (dependence) The state of being dependent, of relying upon another; An irresistible physical or psychological need, especially for a chemical substance
  13. (Dependents) the person or persons (spouse and/or children) whom someone is bound by law to support.
  14. (Dependents) Those persons who also receive insurance benefits on your policy, for example, a spouse and/or children. (top)
  15. (dependents) Cells that contain formulas that refer to other cells.
  16. (Dependents) Generally spouse and children of covered individual, as defined by terms of the dental benefit contract.
  17. (Dependents) Spouse and/or unmarried children (whether natural, adopted or step) of an insured.
  18. (Dependents) A person who relies on a taxpayer for the provision of home and living expenses. The Internal Revenue Code provides a detailed definition.
  19. (Dependents) Generally refers to spouse and children living in the same home as the taxpayer.
  20. (Dependents) Spouse or child claimed as exemption for faculty member or guild member whose tuition can be reimbursed under terms of those organizations collective bargaining agreements with the county.
  21. (Dependents) Under SIS law, your death benefit may only be paid to your dependants or your legal personal representative. ...
  22. (Dependents) Your spouse or any children you have under a certain age, usually 18 or 19, or older if full-time students.
  23. (dependents) An assertion's dependents are assertions which have some deduction> (inferred argument) mentioning it. When an assertion is deleted, its dependents must be examined to see if they should also be removed.
  24. (dependents) People who are financially dependent on you, such as children or an elderly relative you care for
  25. Dependence is a compulsion to continue taking a drug in order to feel good or to avoid feeling bad.