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dependant definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: contingent on something else [syn: dependent, dependant, qualified]
2: addicted to a drug [syn: dependent, dependant, drug- addicted, hooked, strung-out] n
1: a person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support) [syn: dependant, dependent]

Merriam Webster's

noun see dependent II

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (US dependent) 1 a person who relies on another esp. for financial support. 2 a servant. Etymology: F dépendant pres. part. of dépendre (as DEPEND)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Dependant De*pend"ant, Dependance De*pend"ance, n., Dependancy De*pend"an*cy, n. See Dependent, Dependence, Dependency. Note: The forms dependant, dependance, dependancy are from the French; the forms dependent, etc., are from the Latin. Some authorities give preference to the form dependant when the word is a noun, thus distinguishing it from the adjective, usually written dependent.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

also dependent(dependants) Your dependants are the people you support financially, such as your children. (FORMAL) The British Legion raises funds to help ex-service personnel and their dependants. N-COUNT

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. 1. Vassal, minion, retainer, henchman, client, hanger-on. 2. Consequence, corollary, attendant circumstance, concomitant.




 


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