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By-dependence By"-de*pend`ence, n. An appendage; that which depends on something else, or is distinct from the main dependence; an accessory. --Shak., Dependable De*pend"a*ble, a. Worthy of being depended on; trustworthy. ``Dependable friendships.' --Pope., 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., 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., 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., Dependency De*pend"en*cy, n.; pl. Dependencies. 1. State of being dependent; dependence; state of being subordinate; subordination; concatenation; connection; reliance; trust. Any long series of action, the parts of which have very much dependency each on the other. --Sir J. Reynolds., Dependency De*pend"en*cy, n.; pl. Dependencies. 1. State of being dependent; dependence; state of being subordinate; subordination; concatenation; connection; reliance; trust. Any long series of action, the parts of which have very much dependency each on the other. --Sir J. Reynolds., Dependent De*pend"ent, n. 1. One who depends; one who is sustained by another, or who relies on another for support of favor; a hanger-on; a retainer; as, a numerous train of dependents. A host of dependents on the court, suborned to play their part as witnesses. --Hallam. 2. That which depends; corollary; consequence. With all its circumstances and dependents. --Prynne. Note: See the Note under Dependant., Dependent De*pend"ent, a. [L. dependens, -entis, p. pr. dependere. See Depend, and cf. Dependant.] 1. Hanging down; as, a dependent bough or leaf. 2. Relying on, or subject to, something else for support; not able to exist, or sustain itself, or to perform anything, without the will, power, or aid of something else; not self-sustaining; contingent or conditioned; subordinate; -- often with on or upon; as, dependent on God; dependent upon friends. England, long dependent and degraded, was again a power of the first rank. --Macaulay. Dependent covenant or contract (Law), one not binding until some connecting stipulation is performed. Dependent variable (Math.), a varying quantity whose changes are arbitrary, but are regarded as produced by changes in another variable, which is called the independent variable., Dependent De*pend"ent, a. [L. dependens, -entis, p. pr. dependere. See Depend, and cf. Dependant.] 1. Hanging down; as, a dependent bough or leaf. 2. Relying on, or subject to, something else for support; not able to exist, or sustain itself, or to perform anything, without the will, power, or aid of something else; not self-sustaining; contingent or conditioned; subordinate; -- often with on or upon; as, dependent on God; dependent upon friends. England, long dependent and degraded, was again a power of the first rank. --Macaulay. Dependent covenant or contract (Law), one not binding until some connecting stipulation is performed. Dependent variable (Math.), a varying quantity whose changes are arbitrary, but are regarded as produced by changes in another variable, which is called the independent variable., Dependent De*pend"ent, a. [L. dependens, -entis, p. pr. dependere. See Depend, and cf. Dependant.] 1. Hanging down; as, a dependent bough or leaf. 2. Relying on, or subject to, something else for support; not able to exist, or sustain itself, or to perform anything, without the will, power, or aid of something else; not self-sustaining; contingent or conditioned; subordinate; -- often with on or upon; as, dependent on God; dependent upon friends. England, long dependent and degraded, was again a power of the first rank. --Macaulay. Dependent covenant or contract (Law), one not binding until some connecting stipulation is performed. Dependent variable (Math.), a varying quantity whose changes are arbitrary, but are regarded as produced by changes in another variable, which is called the independent variable., Dependently De*pend"ent*ly, adv. In a dependent manner., Depender De*pend"er, n. One who depends; a dependent., Dependingly De*pend"ing*ly, adv. As having dependence. --Hale., Independence Day In`de*pend"ence Day In the United States, a holiday, the 4th of July, commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on that day in 1776., Independency In`de*pend"en*cy, n. 1. Independence. ``Give me,' I cried (enough for me), ``My bread, and independency!' --Pope. 2. (Eccl.) Doctrine and polity of the Independents., Variable Va"ri*a*ble, n. 1. That which is variable; that which varies, or is subject to change. 2. (Math.) A quantity which may increase or decrease; a quantity which admits of an infinite number of values in the same expression; a variable quantity; as, in the equation x^2 - y^2 = R^2, x and y are variables. 3. (Naut.) (a) A shifting wind, or one that varies in force. (b) pl. Those parts of the sea where a steady wind is not expected, especially the parts between the trade-wind belts. Independent variable (Math.), that one of two or more variables, connected with each other in any way whatever, to which changes are supposed to be given at will. Thus, in the equation x^2 - y^2 = R^2, if arbitrary changes are supposed to be given to x, then x is the independent variable, and y is called a function of x. There may be two or more independent variables in an equation or problem. Cf. Dependent variable, under Dependent., Independentism In`de*pend"ent*ism, n. Independency; the church system of Independents. --Bp. Gauden., Independently In`de*pend"ent*ly, adv. In an independent manner; without control., Interdependence In`ter*de*pend"ence, n. Mutual dependence. ``The interdependence of virtue and knowledge.' --M. Arnold., Interdependency In`ter*de*pend"en*cy, n. Mutual dependence; as, interdependency of interests. --De Quincey., Interdependent In`ter*de*pend"ent, a. Mutually dependent.


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