[dih-pen-duh nt] /dɪˈpɛn dənt/
relying on someone or something else for aid, support, etc.
conditioned or determined by something else; contingent:
Our trip is dependent on the weather.
a dependent territory.
Grammar. not used in isolation; used only in connection with other forms. In I walked out when the bell rang, when the bell rang is a dependent clause.
Compare (def 14), 1 (def 4).
hanging down; pendent.
Statistics. (of an event or a value) not statistically independent.
a person who on or needs someone or something for aid, support, favor, etc.
a child, spouse, parent, or certain other relative to whom one contributes all or a major amount of necessary financial support:
She listed two dependents on her income-tax form.
Archaic. a subordinate part.
depending on a person or thing for aid, support, life, etc
(postpositive; foll by on or upon) influenced or conditioned (by); contingent (on)
subordinate; subject: a dependent prince
(obsolete) hanging down
(grammar) an element in a phrase or clause that is not the governor
a variant spelling (esp US) of dependant
15c., variant spelling of dependant, now mostly restricted to adjectival use; see -ance. Dependent variable in mathematics is recorded from 1852.
dependent de·pend·ent (dĭ-pěn’dənt)
One who relies on another especially for financial support.
noun 1. a machine-made, unglazed, ceramic floor tile. noun 1. a square or diamond-shaped unglazed floor tile
[kwawr-ee-muh n, kwor-] /ˈkwɔr i mən, ˈkwɒr-/ noun, plural quarrymen. 1. a person who stone; . /ˈkwɒrɪmən/ noun (pl) -men 1. a man who works in or manages a quarry n. 1610s, from quarry (n.2) + man (n.). Related: Quarrymen.
[ek-uh-nom-ik, ee-kuh-] /ˌɛk əˈnɒm ɪk, ˌi kə-/ adjective 1. pertaining to the production, distribution, and use of income, wealth, and commodities. 2. of or relating to the science of . 3. pertaining to an , or system of organization or operation, especially of the process of production. 4. involving or pertaining to one’s personal resources […]
[ee-kwuh l] /ˈi kwəl/ adjective 1. as great as; the same as (often followed by to or with): The velocity of sound is not equal to that of light. 2. like or alike in quantity, degree, value, etc.; of the same rank, ability, merit, etc.: two students of equal brilliance. 3. evenly proportioned or balanced: […]