Synonyms of dependence in English:

dependence


See definition of dependence

noun

1‘she cast off her dependence on her brother’

SYNONYMS

reliance on, need for, seeking support from, leaning on, clinging to

trust in, faith in, confidence in, belief in

2‘they help patients to cope with enforced dependence’

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helplessness, weakness, defencelessness, vulnerability

subservience, subordination

ANTONYMS

independence

3‘the figures show a rise in drug dependence’

SYNONYMS

addiction, dependency, over-reliance, reliance

craving, compulsion, fixation, obsession

abuse

US informal jones