- having or showing dependence: reliant on money from home.
- confident; trustful.
Origin of reliant
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Examples from the Web for reliant
Satirists are reliant ultimately on the very establishment they mock.Harry Shearer on The Dangerous Business of Satire
January 8, 2015
The nationally televised mega-event was held at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas.Super Bowl’s ‘Nipplegate’ Fiasco 10 Years Later: The Pop Diva, the Boob, and the Outrage
February 1, 2014
Democrats want to control women by making them reliant on the government for birth control.Fringe Factor: Florida Pol Wants Obama Hanged
January 26, 2014
Are you reliant on the bus, car or train to get from point A to B to C each day?How to Better Use Your Data
January 8, 2014
Now the monarch himself is increasingly alone before the people, and reliant more than ever before on foreign support.Riots Erupt in Jordan: The End of Absolute Monarchy
November 14, 2012
He was not particularly handsome, but possessed a strong, reliant face.
There was something so strong, reliant, masterful about her Jack that made him irresistible to her.
She understood the strong, reliant nature which underlaid the quiet exterior.The Hound From The North
The utter collapse of the old man, always so reliant before, had served to fire all his latent energy.The Spenders
Harry Leon Wilson
We note her reliant step; her form, too thin; her face a little weary from over-hard studying.The Story of a Life
J. Breckenridge Ellis
Word Origin and History for reliant
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper