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Definition 1: a person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for dependant in the sense of this definition

(dependant is a kind of ...) a person who receives something

(... is a kind of dependant ) a person committed to your care

"the teacher led her charges across the street"

(... is a kind of dependant ) a servile or fawning dependant

Definition 2: addicted to a drug - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for dependant in the sense of this definition

(dependant is similar to ...) compulsively or physiologically dependent on something habit-forming

"she is addicted to chocolate" "addicted to cocaine"

Definition 3: contingent on something else - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for dependant in the sense of this definition

(dependant is similar to ...) imposing or depending on or containing a condition

"conditional acceptance of the terms" "lent conditional support" "the conditional sale will not be complete until the full purchase price is paid"

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