What does dependant mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dependant, dependent(adj)

    a person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support)

  2. dependent, dependant, qualified(adj)

    contingent on something else

  3. dependent, dependant, drug-addicted, hooked, strung-out(adj)

    addicted to a drug


  1. dependant(Noun)

    A person who depends on another for support, particularly financial support (= dependent).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dependant(noun)

    alt. of Dependancy

Editors Contribution

  1. dependant

    A child, person or minor who is financially supported by their guardian or parent.

    Many people who need to claim a government benefit need to list if they have a dependant.

    Submitted by MC Harmonious on December 26, 2016  

How to pronounce dependant?

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How to say dependant in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dependant in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dependant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of dependant in a Sentence

  1. Vikrant Parsai:

    If you are dependant on others, then you must make friends with the dog.

  2. Shannon Stiles:

    She was totally dependant, and when she got sick, it was harder for her to heal.

  3. Adam Sarhan:

    So far, the Fed's been data dependant and the data including today's GDP numbers on average continues to be weaker than expected.

  4. Martyn Namorong:

    For those who are traveling it's a major impact on people about to commute throughout our country because our country is severely dependant on air transport.

  5. Jumia Nigeria CEO Juliet Anammah:

    You are tapping into the supply capacity that exists in the country. So you are not dependant exclusively on your working capital to source and bring in retail products.

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