[syn: dependent, dependant, drug-addicted, hooked, strung-out]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Dependant \De*pend"ant\, Dependance \De*pend"ance\, n.,
Dependancy \De*pend"an*cy\, n.
See Dependent, Dependence, Dependency.
Note: The forms dependant, dependance, dependancy are from
the French; the forms dependent, etc., are from the
Latin. Some authorities give preference to the form
dependant when the word is a noun, thus distinguishing
it from the adjective, usually written dependent.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: contingent on something else [syn: dependent,
2: addicted to a drug [syn: dependent, dependant, drug-
addicted, hooked, strung-out]
n 1: a person who relies on another person for support
(especially financial support) [syn: dependant,