Synonyms of dependency in English:

dependency


See US English definition of dependency

See UK English definition of dependency

See Spanish definition of dependencia

noun

1‘my dependency on my parents has decreased’

SYNONYMS
dependence, reliance
need for, seeking support from, leaning on, clinging to

2‘the automatic association of retirement with dependency’

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

independence

3‘taking tranquillizers in large doses can lead to dependency’

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

4‘the army invaded a British dependency’

SYNONYMS
colony, protectorate, province, dominion, outpost, satellite, satellite state
holding, possession
historical tributary, fief
archaic demesne

5‘they work for a dependency of the parent firm’

SYNONYMS
subsidiary, subordinate company, peripheral unit, adjunct, appendage, offshoot, auxiliary, attachment, satellite, derivative
archaic tributary