Synonyms of dependent in English:

dependent


See US English definition of dependent

See UK English definition of dependent

See Spanish definition of dependiente

adjective

1‘your placement will be dependent on the decision of a third party’

SYNONYMS
conditional on, contingent on, based on, depending on, resting on, hanging on, hingeing on
subject to, determined by, controlled by, influenced by, swayed by, resultant from

2‘the army was still dependent on voluntary enlistment’

SYNONYMS
reliant on, relying on, counting on, leaning on
supported by, sustained by

3‘these people are dependent on drugs’

SYNONYMS
addicted to, reliant on, over-reliant on, fixated on
given to using, given to abusing
informal hooked on
US informal jonesing for, jonesing on

4‘it's hard caring for someone who is ill and dependent’

SYNONYMS
reliant, needy
helpless, weak, feeble, incapable, debilitated
defenceless, vulnerable

5‘the island is a United Kingdom dependent territory’

SYNONYMS
subsidiary, subject, subservient
satellite, ancillary
puppet
historical tributary
ANTONYMS

independent