US: /dɪˈpɛndənt/
UK: /dɪpˈɛndənt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

dependent /di'pendənt/
  • danh từ+ (dependant)/di'pendənt/
    • người phụ thuộc, người tuỳ thuộc (vào người khác)
    • người dưới, người hầu
    • người sống dựa (vào người khác); người nhà (sống dựa vào lao động chính)
    • người được bảo hộ, người được che chở
    • tính từ
      • phụ thuộc, lệ thuộc
        • a dependent country: nước phụ thuộc
        • dependent variable: (toán học) biển số phụ thuộc, cái biến phụ thuộc
      • dựa vào, ỷ vào
        • to be dependent on someone: dựa vào ai mà sống

    Advanced English dictionary

    adjective, noun
    + adjective
    1 ~ (on / upon sb/sth) (for sth) needing sb/sth in order to survive or be successful: a woman with several dependent children + You can't be dependent on your parents all your life. + The festival is heavily dependent on sponsorship for its success.
    2 ~ on / upon sth ADDICTED to sth (= unable to stop taking or using it): to be dependent on drugs / alcohol
    3 ~ on / upon sth (formal) affected or decided by sth: A child's development is dependent on many factors. + The price is dependent on how many extras you choose.
    + noun (especially AmE) = DEPENDANT

    Collocation dictionary

    1 needing sb/sth


    be, feel | become | remain


    closely, deeply, greatly, heavily, highly, very
    Many of the patients are closely dependent on staff for day-to-day emotional support. The country is heavily dependent on oil and gas imports.
    | critically, crucially
    Modern science is critically dependent on high-performance computing.
    | absolutely, completely, entirely, solely, totally, utterly, wholly
    Jane had never met anyone so utterly dependent. The land is dry and wholly dependent on irrigation.
    | increasingly | essentially, largely, mainly | partially, partly
    34% of people in the survey were at least partially dependent on public transport.
    | directly | mutually
    The various organs of the body do not function in isolation but are mutually dependent.
    | economically, financially | emotionally


    Small firms are dependent upon the local economy.

    2 dependent on/upon: influenced/decided by sth




    strongly | entirely, solely, totally
    The amount of benefit you receive is entirely dependent on the amount you have paid in.
    | essentially, largely, mainly
    Your access to a good education is largely dependent on where you live.
    | partially, partly

    Concise English dictionary

    +a person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support)
    +not independent
    +contingent on something else
    +(of a clause) unable to stand alone syntactically as a complete sentence
    +supported from above
    +being under the power or sovereignty of another or others
    +addicted to a drug