Synonyms of dependency in English:

dependency


See definition of dependency

noun

1‘he saw no problem in a wife's dependency on her husband’

SYNONYMS

dependence, reliance

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

2‘the automatic association of retirement with dependency’

SYNONYMS

helplessness, dependence, weakness, defencelessness, vulnerability

subservience, subordination, inferiority

ANTONYMS

independence

3‘taking tranquillizers in large doses can lead to dependency’

SYNONYMS

addiction, dependence, over-reliance, reliance

craving, compulsion, fixation, obsession

abuse

US informal jones

4‘the army invaded a British dependency’

SYNONYMS

colony, protectorate, province, dominion, outpost, satellite, satellite state

holding, possession

historical tributary, fief

archaic demesne

5‘they work for a dependency of the parent firm’

SYNONYMS

subsidiary, subordinate company, peripheral unit, adjunct, appendage, offshoot, auxiliary, attachment, satellite, derivative

archaic tributary