Synonyms and Antonyms of dependent

  1. 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. 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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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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