English Vietnamese dictionary
- 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
- phụ thuộc, lệ thuộc
Advanced English dictionary
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
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)
+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