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- Relying upon; depending upon.
- 2013 June 7, Joseph Stiglitz, “Globalisation is about taxes too”, in The Guardian Weekly, volume 188, number 26, page 19:
- It is time the international community faced the reality: we have an unmanageable, unfair, distortionary global tax regime. […] It is the starving of the public sector which has been pivotal in America no longer being the land of opportunity – with a child's life prospects more dependent on the income and education of its parents than in other advanced countries.
- At that point I was dependent on financial aid for my tuition.
- (statistics) Having a probability that is affected by the outcome of a separate event.
- 1994, Kathryn Stout, Maximum Math, page 217:
- The formula for finding the probablity of one event followed by a dependent event is written P(A, B) = P(A) × P(B/A) where P(B/A) is read “the probability of B given A.”
- 2005, Alejandro Balbás, Rosario Romera, Esther Ruiz, Recent Advances in Applied Probability, Springer, page 49:
- Within the GMM framework, the distribution of returns conditional on the market return can be both serially dependent and conditionally heteroscedastic.
- 2006, M.M. Rao and Randall J. Swift, Probability Theory with Applications (Second Edition), Springer, page 87:
- Is it possible to find events A, B of Ω so that A and B are independent? The answer to this simple and interesting problem is no. A probability space (Ω,Σ,P) is called a “dependent probability space” if there are no nontrivial independent events in Ω, (Ω,Σ,P) is called an independent space otherwise.
- (of Scottish Gaelic, Manx and Irish verb forms) Used in questions, negative sentences and after certain particles and prepositions.
- (medicine) Affecting the lower part of the body, such as the legs while standing up, or the back while supine.
- Hanging down.
- a dependent bough or leaf
relying upon; depending upon
dependent (plural dependents)
- (US) One who relies on another for support
- With two children and an ailing mother, she had three dependents in all.
- (grammar) An element in phrase or clause structure that is not the head. Includes complements, modifiers and determiners.
- (grammar) The aorist subjunctive or subjunctive perfective: a form of a verb not used independently but preceded by a particle to form the negative or a tense form. Found in Greek and in the Gaelic languages.
- dependant (UK)
one who relies on another for support
dependent (masculine and feminine plural dependents)
- “dependent” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
- “dependent” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
- “dependent” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
- “dependent” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.
dependent m (plural dependenc)
Declension of dependent