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Definition of Dependence

Dependence

  1. The act or state of depending; state of being dependent; a hanging down or from; suspension from a support.
  2. The state of being influenced and determined by something; subjection (as of an effect to its cause).
  3. Mutu/// /onnection and support; concatenation; systematic ///er relation.
  4. Subjection to the direction or disposal of another; inability to help or provide for one's self.
  5. A resting with confidence; reliance; trust.
  6. That on which one depends or relies; as, he was her sole dependence.
  7. That which depends; anything dependent or suspended; anything attached a subordinate to, or contingent on, something else.
  8. A matter depending, or in suspense, and still to be determined; ground of controversy or quarrel.

Dependence Quotations

True happiness is... to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

I have always said there is only one thing that can bring our nation down - our dependence on foreign countries for food and energy. Agriculture is the backbone of our economy.
John Salazar

Perhaps the fact that we have seen millions voting themselves into complete dependence on a tyrant has made our generation understand that to choose one's government is not necessarily to secure freedom.
Friedrich August von Hayek

We don't want to turn the safety net into a hammock that lulls able-bodied people into complacency and dependence.
Paul Ryan

The real message of the Dance opens up the vistas of life to all who have the urge to express beauty with no other instrument than their own bodies, with no apparatus and no dependence on anything other than space.
Ruth St. Denis
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Dependence Translations

dependence in Dutch is afhankelijkheid
dependence in Italian is dipendenza
dependence in Norwegian is avhengighet
dependence in Spanish is dependencia
dependence in Swedish is beroende