Adjective dependent has 5 senses
  1. dependent - not independent; "dependent children"
    independent, autarkic, autarkical, self-directed, self-reliant, autonomous, breakaway, fissiparous, separatist, commutative, free-living, nonparasitic, nonsymbiotic, indie, individual, case-by-case, item-by-item, on one's own, on his own, on her own, on your own, on their own, self-sufficient, self-sufficing, self-sustaining, self-supporting, single-handed, strong-minded, unaffiliated, unconditional
  2. dependent, dependant, qualified - contingent on something else
    Antonym: unconditional (indirect, via conditional)
  3. dependent, subordinate - 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"
    Antonyms: independent, main
  4. subject, dependent - being under the power or sovereignty of another or others; "subject peoples"; "a dependent prince"
    Antonym: insubordinate (indirect, via subordinate)
  5. dependent, dependant, drug-addicted, hooked, strung-out - addicted to a drug
    Antonym: unaddicted (indirect, via addicted)
,Noun dependent has 1 sense
  1. dependant, dependent - a person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support)
    --1 is a kind of recipient, receiver
    --1 has particulars: charge; minion