› a number or amount whose value depends on the value of another element in the same mathematical expression (= group of symbols representing an amount or idea) **Compare**

(Definition of dependent variable from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus
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November 19, 2014

As part of an occasional series on the tricky subject of phrasal verbs, this blog looks at ones formed with the verb ‘come’. If you are reading this blog, I’m sure you already know come from, as it is one of the first things you learn in class: I come from Scotland/Spain.