Synonyms and Antonyms of dependent
1 extending freely from a support from above <the dependent willow branches swayed in the gentle breeze> Synonyms dangling, hanging, pendent (or pendant), pendulous, suspended Related Words drooping, flagging, lolling, sagging, wilting
2 determined by something else <our going to the movies tonight is dependent on whether or not we have any money left after we eat out> Synonyms conditional, contingent (on or upon), subject (to), tentative Related Words liable, open, susceptible; limited, modified, qualified, restricted; debatable, disputable, doubtable, doubtful, iffy, problematic (also problematical), questionable, shady, shaky, suspect, uncertain Near Antonyms absolute, all-out, arrant, categorical (also categoric), complete, consummate, out-and-out, outright, perfect, simple, total, ultimate, unadulterated, unalloyed, unconditional, unequivocal, unmitigated, unqualified, utter; basal, basic, fundamental, primary Antonyms independent, unconditional
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