interdependent

adjective
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of interdependent

:dependent upon one another :mutually dependent
  • interdependent statistical variables
  • … the interdependent gyrations of double suns …
  • —James Joyce
  • … the interrelationships between social groupings were reciprocal and interdependent.
  • —Howard P. Chudacoff
  • In an interdependent world, every nation is dependent upon every other.
  • —Michael Novak

interdependently

adverb
    • Atlantis is to have its own economic activities, but the city is to function interdependently with other centers in the greater Cape Town region.
    • —John Western

First Known Use of interdependent

1838


INTERDEPENDENT Defined for Kids

interdependent

adjective in·ter·de·pen·dent \ ˌin-tər-di-ˈpen-dənt \

Definition of interdependent for Students

:depending on one another

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