1. [Adjective]: 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"

2. [Adjective]: not independent; "dependent children"

3. [Noun]: a person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support)

4. addicted to a drug

5. being under the power or sovereignty of another or others; "subject peoples"; "a dependent prince"

6. contingent on something else

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