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noun 
  1. One who relies on another for support
With two children and an ailing mother, she had three dependents in all ... (In British English, this meaning is spelt dependant.)
  1. (grammar) An element in phrase or clause structure that is not the head. Includes complements modifiers and determiners.
  2. (Greek grammar) the aorist subjunctive form of a verb; or non-past, perfective form of a verb
adjective 
  1. Relying upon; depending upon
At that point I was on financial aid for my tuition.
  1. (of certain Irish irregular verbs): standing only after a preverbal particle
Translations: 
  • Dutch: afhankelijk
Etymology: Originally (term, dependant), from (term, dépendant), past participle of (term, dépendre, , to hang down) (in English assimilated to (term, dependentem, dÄpendÄntem)).


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