interdepend

verb in·ter·de·pend \ ˌin-tər-di-ˈpend \
Updated on: 28 Feb 2018

Definition of interdepend

: to depend upon one another : to be in a state of mutual dependence
  • Canada and the United States, on the other hand, interdepend on a wide range of issues.
  • —Walter C. Clemens
  • In lesson units, pupils study the Earth, the Moon and the Sun as separate bodies and as a system with interdepending relationships between them …
  • The Brentwood (United Kingdom) Gazette

First Known Use of interdepend

1848


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