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Definition of Dependence

  • The act or state of depending; state of being dependent; a hanging down or from; suspension from a support.
  • The state of being influenced and determined by something; subjection (as of an effect to its cause).
  • Mutual connection and support; concatenation; systematic inter-relation.
  • Subjection to the direction or disposal of another; inability to help or provide for one's self; a lack of independence or self-sufficiency.
  • A resting with confidence; reliance; trust.
  • That on which one depends or relies; as, he was her sole dependence.
  • That which depends; anything dependent or suspended; anything attached a subordinate to, or contingent on, something else.
  • the state of relying on or being controlled by someone or something else
  • being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)

How to use dependence in a sentence. Dependence pronunciation.

His life is a life of prayer, and grows more and more to be a life of almost unconscious dependence upon God, as he becomes fixed in the habit of prayer.
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An _intelligent_ faith can never allow dependence upon means used to take the place of dependence upon the living God, who alone makes them efficacious.
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A man employed to attend to my little manufacturing business as manager, by imprudent management, deprived me of every earthly dependence for a support.
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With no dependence for their daily bread but the benefactions of one and another person, sometimes entire strangers, they never knew what it was to suffer actual want, nor did Frances ever believe that her friend would forget her.
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I felt, as perhaps I never felt before, my ignorance, my helplessness, and the necessity of entire dependence on God for guidance and inspiration, that prayer should be made in accordance with his will.
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His record is one of humility, yet one of daily dependence upon the providence and the knowledge of God to supply his daily wants.
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This humble statement from the experience of one who has tried and proven the Lord in little things, as well as large, conveys to the Christian that world of practical instruction which is contained in the precepts of the Bible, viz: to _encourage all to cast their cares on God_; and teaches them the lessons of their dependence upon Him for their daily supplies.
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Whenever the Christian learns to love the gift more than the Giver, the Lord takes it often away to remind him of his need of dependence upon _Him_.
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Their frequent journeys to Rome, and even to Jerusalem, may perhaps be set down as a fable, invented in after years by monks who were anxious to prove their complete dependence on the Holy See, and their perfect communion with the older and more civilized Christianity of the Roman Empire.
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When we consider the third criterion, traditions, upheld by theologians as the avenue and standard of knowledge, we find this source equally unreliable and unworthy of dependence.
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The dependence through the creatures upon God is a dependence of emanation: that is to say, creatures emanate from God, they do not manifest Him.
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She hinted at the luxury of her home and compared her life in Lincolnshire, with horses to ride and carriages to drive in, with the mean dependence of her present state.
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This tariff had become necessary, as he thought, in view of the prevailing distress produced by dependence on foreign markets.
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Oh what luxury so dear to a woman as is the sense of dependence!
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Accustomed to dependence herself, the feeling that another depends on her is the most soothing aliment to her pride.
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Mrs. Ried was even more hopeless a dependence than Ester; and Mr. Ried cried out in the very agony of despair: "What _shall_ we do?
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For corn makes pig, pig is the export of all the land, and you shall see the instant dependence of aristocracy and civility on the fat four legs.
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After all, Frank was her mother's and her sole dependence.
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By persistent rubbing in Presbury had succeeded in making the truth about her poverty and dependence clear to his wife.
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There is a part of our nature-the active and aggressive part-that sleeps all our lives long or becomes atrophied if we lead lives of ease and secure dependence.
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Examples of Dependence

Example #1
This, and it is the purpose of God, is the result secured by prayer.
Example #2
With this in view, it will not be so much what we expect to get by praying, as a consciousness of coming into closer relations to God, the giver of all, in our prayers, that will give us true joy.
Example #3
It must result in _presumptions_ faith, if obedience is neglected, and the results only promised to obedience are expected.
Example #4
A _true faith_ in God will be made manifest by careful obedience to known commands.
Example #5
I had no refuge but God.
Example #6
I have a wife and family totally dependent on me for a support.