Meaning of “dependent” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /dɪˈpendənt/

B2 needing the help of someone or something in order to exist or continue as before:

She's completely dependent on her parents for money.
dependent on/upon sth

influenced by or decided by something:

The amount of tax you pay is dependent on how much you earn.

(Definition of “dependent adjective” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)