Dependent in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Dependent

Relying upon; depending upon. | (statistics) Having a probability that is affected by the outcome of a separate event. | (of Scottish Gaelic, Manx and Irish verb forms) Used in questions, negative sentences and after certain particles and prepositions.

Short Example Sentences for Dependent

  • 1. Joan was very dependent upon beauty. 🔊
  • 2. Your happiness is always dependent on just that person. 🔊
  • 3. Our clothing, too, is dependent upon the soil. 🔊
  • 4. I'm not a dependent person. 🔊
  • 5. The maintenance of such imbalances is dependent on closed source processes. 🔊
  • 6. The underlying premise is still dependent on the notion of progress. 🔊
  • 7. The cultivation of this plain is mostly dependent on rain and heavy dews. 🔊
  • 8. These were dependent upon sluices to keep out the tide at high water. 🔊
  • 9. He had dependent upon him two sisters, a brother and his mother. 🔊
  • 10. Apollonius is wholly dependent upon a literal Cupid and his shafts. 🔊

How to use Dependent in Sentences?

  • 1. Nor were these considerations made dependent on the good will of administrative officers. 🔊
  • 2. The great drawback to air-drying is that one is so dependent upon the weather conditions. 🔊
  • 3. Do you see how our food, our clothing and our shelter are dependent upon rainfall? 🔊
  • 4. Men then led isolated lives, less dependent upon their fellows for daily needs and wants. 🔊
  • 5. A string of pearls, dependent from her neck, draws her light tunic up to her bosom. 🔊
  • 6. Why, for example, is the rate of suicide strictly dependent everywhere upon season and weather? 🔊
  • 7. My family is an impoverished one, and I have brothers and sisters dependent upon me. 🔊
  • 8. Everything in their lives tends to make them dependent upon a supply of confidently administered detail. 🔊
  • 9. What should she do, what should she do, and with that motherless girl dependent on her for food and clothes and shelter? 🔊
  • 10. The last ground of complaint is dependent upon the style of preparation of the original layers of crepe. 🔊
  • 11. The number of conducting strands in the flexible cord is somewhat dependent on the arrangement of the circuit employed. 🔊
  • 12. The point of equilibrium is therefore dependent upon the relative masses of the substances taking part in the reaction. 🔊
  • 13. I felt myself dependent upon her for house room and food and social support, as it were under false pretences. 🔊
  • 14. And since the soul is so dependent on the body and on its sensations, the spiritual operations are tempered by the bodily characteristics. 🔊
  • 15. Their business is with the window and not the stock behind, and in the end they are dependent upon the stock behind for what goes into the window. 🔊
  • 16. Polish women have felt that the welfare of the group as a whole is largely dependent upon the fitness of the women to meet the new situation. 🔊
  • 17. After that, they continued to found many other villages dependent on the first, which were then considered as visitas or subject villages. 🔊
  • 18. These appearances were dependent upon a disordered condition of the eye, which will be fully dwelt upon in a subsequent part of this work. 🔊
  • 19. It certainly ought not to be dependent upon that issue, and settled, not only independent of it, but before it opens. 🔊
  • 20. A yacht-cruise is dependent on three things: the yacht itself, the company on board, and the weather. 🔊
  • 21. After that he'd come to America; he could make good money then and had people dependent on him. 🔊
  • 22. The women of these classes still remain legally and practically dependent and protected, with the only natural excuse for their dependence gone.... 🔊
  • 23. Unfortunately for himself, Frank Oldfield was not in any way dependent for his living on his own exertions. 🔊
  • 24. Of the population of Swansea, about one-fourth are dependent on the smelting-works; and of these, about 3500 are directly engaged in the business. 🔊
  • 25. This case is peculiarly interesting as proving that the perceptions of somnambulists are dependent upon conditions similar to those which govern the ordinary senses. 🔊