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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.
Blue-Violet Light Irradiation Dose Dependently Decreases Carotenoids in Human Skin, Which Indicates the Generation of Free Radicals.
But comprehension can and should develop independently as well as dependently of decoding skills (Xue & Meisels, 2004).
In chemical-induced nociception, Ai.Cr dose dependently (10, 30 and 60 mg/Kg) inhibits acetic acid evoked writhes as exhibited by diclofenac sodium.
AtT20 cells were grown to 70% confluence in regular medium in 6 cm dishes, and they were incubated in the presence rosiglitazone, pioglitazone, and MEKT1 (time dependently) or in the presence of 100% DMSO in DMEM supplemented with 1% stripped FBS media for 24 hours.
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 inferior epigastric artery arose dependently as from common trunk of external iliac artery with the obturator artery or aberrant obturator artery in 15.1.8 % or 1.3 % (Fig.
Whatever is dependently co-arisen That is explained to be emptiness.
In HUVECs, dihydromyricetin ameliorates [H.sub.2][O.sub.2]-induced oxidative stress against apoptosis mitochondria dependently [16].