- (of a variable) having values determined by one or more independent variables.
- (of an equation) having solutions that are identical to those of another equation or to those of a set of equations.
Origin of dependent
Can be confuseddependant dependent
Examples from the Web for dependently
The world has come but once; the witness is there after the fact and simply approves, dependently.The Letters of William James, Vol. II|William James
And yet but now they were charged with “getting it” too dependently, or rather, with having it “got” for them by man!Ceres' Runaway|Alice Meynell
Clinging to him so dependently, she taught him in time to presume upon that devotion—a lesson men are not slow to learn.A Pair of Blue Eyes|Thomas Hardy
British Dictionary definitions for dependently
sometimes US dependant
- (of a variable) having a value depending on that assumed by a related independent variable
- (of a linear equation) having every solution as a solution of one or more given linear equations