reliant


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to reliant: dictionary

re·li·ant

 (rĭ-lī′ənt)
adj.
Having or exhibiting reliance; dependent: reliant on medication.

re·li′ant·ly adv.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

re•li•ant

(rɪˈlaɪ ənt)

adj.
1. having or showing dependence.
2. confident; trustful.
[1855–60]
re•li′ant•ly, adv.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.reliant - relying on another for support; "dependent on Middle Eastern oil"
dependent - relying on or requiring a person or thing for support, supply, or what is needed; "dependent children"; "dependent on moisture"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

reliant

adjective
Determined or to be determined by someone or something else:
The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Translations
واثِق، مُعْتَمِد على
odkázanýspoléhající se
afhængig
bizalommal levõ
háîur, sem reiîir sig á e-î/e-n
spoliehajúci sa

reliant

[rɪˈlaɪənt] ADJ to be reliant on sth/sbdepender de algo/algn
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

reliant

[rɪˈlaɪənt] adj
to be reliant on sth/sb → dépendre de qch/qn
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

reliant

adj (= dependent)angewiesen (→ on, upon auf +acc) ? self-reliant
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

reliant

[rɪˈlaɪənt] adj to be reliant on sth/sbdipendere da qc/qn
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

rely

(rəˈlai) : rely on verb
1. to depend on or need. The people on the island relied on the supplies that were brought from the mainland; I am relying on you to help me.
2. to trust (someone) to do something; to be certain that (something will happen). Can he rely on him to keep a secret?; He can be relied on; That is what will probably happen, but we can't rely on it.
reˈliable (-ˈlai-) adjective
(negative unreliable) able to be trusted. Is he reliable?; Is this information reliable?
reˌliaˈbility noun
reˈliably (-ˈlai-) adverb
from a reliable source; by a reliable person. I am reliably informed that the Prime Minister is going to resign.
reˈliance (-ˈlai-) noun
a country's reliance on aid from other countries; a child's reliance on its mother.
reˈliant adjective
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
References in classic literature ?
Dinah was too entirely reliant on the Supreme guidance to attempt to achieve any end by a deceptive concealment.
Utterly indifferent, perfectly self- reliant, never at a loss, and yet never at her ease, with her figure in company with them there, and her mind apparently quite alone - it was of no use 'going in' yet awhile to comprehend this girl, for she baffled all penetration.
D'Artagnan, deceived, did him honor; but D'Artagnan, trustful and reliant, made him feel ashamed.
'I am self-contained and self- reliant; your opinion is nothing to me; I have no interest in you, care nothing for you, and see and hear you with indifference'--this it said plainly.
I feared, oh so much, that the appalling nature of our danger was overcoming him when I saw his hand stretch out, but it was life to me to feel its touch, so strong, so self reliant, so resolute.
He played the usual tricks on the patient coolies pulling the punkahs in the sleeping- rooms where the boys threshed through the hot nights telling tales till the dawn; and quietly he measured himself against his self- reliant mates.
The visitor, clearly anything but reliant on this assurance, doggedly muttered 'Alfred David.'
'We are thrilled to welcome Rachel to the Reliant team,' said Kim York, EVP, chief strategy officer.
ENPNewswire-July 31, 2019--Dialight's New Reliant High Bay LED Fixture Brings Company's Signature Dependability & Performance to US Light Industrial Applications
Jacksonville, FL, July 24, 2019 --(PR.com)-- Now offering an expansive array of home protection and energy solutions, Reliant Roofing has announced they are re-branding their company to coincide with their new services they launched in April of this year; hurricane shutters and solar.
Reliant Energy, a Houston-based utility that provides electricity, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and home security services to residential and business customers across Texas, realized some time ago that it had to shift its focus to customer experience (CX).