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Related to dependently: independently


1. Determined, influenced, or controlled by something else.
2. Grammar Subordinate to another clause, phrase, or word.
3. Relying on or requiring the aid or support of another: adult children who are still dependent on their parents.
4. Needing to continue use of a drug or other substance or engagement in a specific activity in order to avoid experiencing withdrawal symptoms: dependent on alcohol.
5. Archaic Hanging down.
also de·pen·dant One who relies on another, especially for financial support.

de·pen′dent·ly adv.
Synonyms: dependent, conditional, contingent, subject
These adjectives mean determined by something else: a water supply dependent on rainfall; conditional acceptance of the apology; assistance contingent on need; promotion subject to merit.
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The breathing of Paul grew louder and deeper, and more than once Ellen trembled at she knew not what, as she felt the quivering of his active frame, while she leaned dependently on his arm for support.
While plenty of people, well intentioned or not, will try to tell you how to live your life, he cautions us that 'it's your life and you get only one chance to live, so don't waste it by living dependently on the commands of others.
Kaya gusto ko ipakita ang absurdity ng buong prosesong ito, lahat ng pinaguusapan mula kanina ay internal processes ng SC, isang bagay na dapat dependently nireresolve nila at hindi pinakikialaman ng kongreso,' Bag-ao told reporters.
The data indicate that these ProNeura implants continuously released L-T3 dose dependently for more than six months, providing important initial in vivo information for the potential development as a treatment of hypothyroidism.
Whatever is dependently co-arisen That is explained to be emptiness.
Zerumbone was found to inhibit the growth of Leishmania promastigotes dose dependently, in vitro.
Today I showed you that metformin increases MMA, dose dependently and progressively over time," he added.
Studies on yield variability of crop cultivars proved considerable genotype-environment (G A- E) interaction between the yield of spring barley varieties dependently on soil-climate conditions (Oleksiak and Mankowski 2007).
Dependently on the size of this signal, the controller 9 changes the amplitude of signal generator 8 stabilizing the rotation speed [omega].
Students tend to behave dependently when they are in a structured, pedagogical educational setting.