chemically dependent

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of chemically dependent

: addicted to a drug

Word by Word Definitions

chemical play chemically
  1. : of, relating to, used in, or produced by chemistry or the phenomena of chemistry

  2. : acting or operated or produced by chemicals

  3. : detectable by chemical means

  1. : a substance obtained by a chemical process or producing a chemical effect

  2. : drug

dependent play
  1. : hanging down

  2. : determined or conditioned by another : contingent

  3. : relying on another for support

  1. : dependency

  2. : one that is dependent


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