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 Sentence 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. These were dependent upon sluices to keep out the tide at high water. 🔊
  • 8. The cultivation of this plain is mostly dependent on rain and heavy dews. 🔊
  • 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 Sentence?

  • 1. Nor were these considerations made dependent on the good will of administrative officers. 🔊
  • 2. Do you see how our food, our clothing and our shelter are dependent upon rainfall? 🔊
  • 3. The great drawback to air-drying is that one is so dependent upon the weather conditions. 🔊
  • 4. A string of pearls, dependent from her neck, draws her light tunic up to her bosom. 🔊
  • 5. Men then led isolated lives, less dependent upon their fellows for daily needs and wants. 🔊
  • 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. The number of conducting strands in the flexible cord is somewhat dependent on the arrangement of the circuit employed. 🔊
  • 10. The last ground of complaint is dependent upon the style of preparation of the original layers of crepe. 🔊
  • 11. What should she do, what should she do, and with that motherless girl dependent on her for food and clothes and shelter? 🔊
  • 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. It certainly ought not to be dependent upon that issue, and settled, not only independent of it, but before it opens. 🔊
  • 19. These appearances were dependent upon a disordered condition of the eye, which will be fully dwelt upon in a subsequent part of this work. 🔊
  • 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. 🔊
  • 26. Maxime, who, for his share, had taken the three most beautiful, was living in their company in a little manor dependent upon the episcopal See. 🔊
  • 27. Similar in principle to the enclosing of parenthetic expressions between commas is the setting off by commas of phrases or dependent clauses preceding or following the main clause of a sentence. 🔊
  • 28. The variations which it is found to possess are dependent upon those peculiarities of habit, religion, and social life which characterize each nation. 🔊
  • 29. I am really in despair at being condemned by my defective hearing to pass the greater part of my life with this most odious class of people, and to be in some degree dependent on them. 🔊
  • 30. Many ecclesiastics were found ready to renounce their bishoprics; but they retained the greater part of the revenues, and not unfrequently the presentation of the benefices dependent on them also. 🔊