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How many syllables in Dependent


Word

Dependent

How many syllables?

3 Syllables

How it's divided?

de-pend-ent

Definition

  • a. - Hanging down; as, a dependent bough or leaf.
  • a. - Relying on, or subject to, something else for support; not able to exist, or sustain itself, or to perform anything, without the will, power, or aid of something else; not self-sustaining; contingent or conditioned; subordinate; -- often with on or upon; as, dependent on God; dependent upon friends.
  • n. - One who depends; one who is sustained by another, or who relies on another for support of favor; a hanger-on; a retainer; as, a numerous train of dependents.
  • n. - That which depends; corollary; consequence.


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