Dependant meaning

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Dependant is defined as relying on or needing another.

An example of someone dependant is a baby animal who needs his or her mother for milk; dependent baby animal.

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The definition of a dependant is a person who financially relies on another.

An example of a dependant is a young child who relies on his parents for financial support.

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Obsolete spelling of dependent.
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(UK) A person who depends on another for support, particularly financial support (= US dependent).
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(US) Common misspelling of dependent.
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Origin of dependant

  • From French dépendant

    From Wiktionary