DEPENDENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DEPENDENT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 a.  relying on or requiring the aid of another for support
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  The sea, or rather the vast river of ice, wound among its dependent mountains, whose aerial summits hung over its recesses.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 10
2  I sympathized with and partly understood them, but I was unformed in mind; I was dependent on none and related to none.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 15
3  A more reasonable cause might be found in the dependent situation which forbade the indulgence of his affection.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4
4  Mrs. Smith has this morning exercised the privilege of riches upon a poor dependent cousin, by sending me on business to London.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15
5  And she had a long white veil dependent from her hair, and she had bridal flowers in her hair, but her hair was white.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
6  I glanced at Herbert's home, and at his character, and at his having no means but such as he was dependent on his father for; those, uncertain and unpunctual.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXVII
7  'For being quite alone and dependent on myself in this rough world again, yes, I fear he did indeed,' sobbed my mother.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1. I AM BORN
8  Another aspect of the same idea had presented itself to her, and she felt that it was beneath her dignity to have her nerves racked by a dependent relative who wore her old clothes.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 11
9  For an unskilled man, who made ten dollars a week in the rush seasons and five in the dull, it all depended upon his age and the number he had dependent upon him.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 12
10  The workers were dependent upon a job to exist from day to day, and so they bid against each other, and no man could get more than the lowest man would consent to work for.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 29
11  Even so; sucking babes are not more dependent on those who guide them than we who are of larger growth, and who may now be said to possess the stature without the knowledge of men.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4
12  She had never had a slave under her control previously to myself, and prior to her marriage she had been dependent upon her own industry for a living.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
13  These Gentiles, cruel and oppressive as they are, are in some sort dependent on the dispersed children of Zion, whom they despise and persecute.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
14  Yet he was absolutely dependent on her, he needed her every moment.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 2
15  The Crofts were to have possession at Michaelmas; and as Sir Walter proposed removing to Bath in the course of the preceding month, there was no time to be lost in making every dependent arrangement.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 5
Example Sentence: (96 in 7 pages)
16  All is dependent on your decision.
17  Equivocal tokens shown by a gentleman of family and a man of the world to a dependent and a novice.
18  Some U.S. officials believe Pakistan wants the U.S. to remain dependent on the ISI for that intelligence.
19  Then try to find an immigration lawyer, prove that a dependent is counting on you.
20  Where we are fortunate is to be dependent on actual imports of oil only to a limited degree, unlike Japan and some European states.
21  Its path to the playoff is dependent on utter chaos; but the teams ahead of it have faced several more.
22  What is actually paid will depend on the bonus payments made at the end of the policy.
23  Place allow me to smal proud,because like you depend on.
24  Please allow me to small proud, because like you depend on.
25  I am not proud, also not commit tomfoolery, is tired of all depend on.
26  Apply yourself to true riches; it is shameful to depend upon silver and gold for a happy life.
27  Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions.
28  Remember, happiness doesn't depend upon who you are or what you have; it depends solely upon what you think.
29  Many adults still depend on their children to work the video.
30  My wife and daughter depend on me for their living.