Synonyms of dependence in English:

dependence


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noun

1‘she cast off her dependence on her brother’

SYNONYMS
reliance on, need for, seeking support from, leaning on, clinging to
trust in, faith in, confidence in, belief in

2‘they help patients to cope with enforced dependence’

SYNONYMS
helplessness, weakness, defencelessness, vulnerability
subservience, subordination
ANTONYMS

independence

3‘the figures show a rise in drug dependence’

SYNONYMS
addiction, dependency, over-reliance, reliance
craving, compulsion, fixation, obsession
abuse
US informal jones