Synonyms of dependency in English:



  • 1 he saw no problem in a wife's dependency on her husband
  • 2 the automatic association of retirement with dependency
    helplessness, dependence, weakness, defencelessness, vulnerability; subservience, subordination, inferiority
    [Antonyms] independence
  • 3 taking tranquillizers in large doses can lead to dependency
    addiction, dependence, over-reliance, reliance; craving, compulsion, fixation, obsession; abuse
  • 4 the army invaded a British dependency
    colony, protectorate, province, dominion, outpost, satellite, satellite state; holding, possession
    historical tributary, fief
    archaic demesne
  • 5 they work for a dependency of the parent firm
    subsidiary, subordinate company, peripheral unit, adjunct, appendage, offshoot, auxiliary, attachment, satellite, derivative
    archaic tributary
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    Word of the day hypnopompic
    Pronunciation: ˌhɪpnə(ʊ)ˈpɒmpɪk
    relating to the state immediately preceding waking up