Dependent

De*pend"ent

, n. 1. One who depends; one who is sustained by another, or who relies on another for financial support or favor; a hanger-on; a retainer; as, a numerous train of dependents.
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A host of dependents on the court, suborned to play their part as witnesses.
Hallam.
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2. That which depends; corollary; consequence.
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With all its circumstances and dependents.
Prynne.
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See the Note under Dependant.
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