- (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
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Historical Examples of 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
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
And yet but now they were charged with “getting it” too dependently, or rather, with having it “got” for them by man!Ceres' Runaway
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