Is DEPENDENT a scrabble word?

Words with Friends :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Collins Scrabble Words :  YES

Official Tournament & Club Word List :  YES

Enable1 Dictionary :  YES

Letterpress Dictionary :  YES

Definitions for the word 'dependent'


  1. DEPENDENT, a person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support)


  1. DEPENDENT, addicted to a drug
  2. DEPENDENT, contingent on something else
  3. DEPENDENT, being under the power or sovereignty of another or others
  4. DEPENDENT, held from above and hanging down


  1. DEPENDENT, relying on or requiring a person or thing for support, supply, or what is needed
  2. DEPENDENT, (of a clause) unable to stand alone syntactically as a complete sentence


  1. DEPENDENT, a person (such as a child) whose food, clothing, etc., you are responsible for providing

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Antonyms for 'dependent'

The word DEPENDENT is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'dependent' in a sentence

  1. He has been alcohol dependent for several years.
  2. the dependent willow branches swayed in the gentle breeze
  3. The insurance provides coverage for workers and their dependents.
  4. a person's spouse and dependents
  5. Do you have any dependents?

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