Number of syllables in the word 'dependent'

Find out how many syllables are there in the word dependent.

  1. No of syllables in dependent : 3
  2. Divide syllables in dependent : de-pend-ent

More about the word - dependent

  1. noun
  2. Synonyms : dependant
  3. Definition : One who relies on another for support
  4. Definition : (grammar) An element in phrase or clause structure that is not the head. Includes complements, modifiers and determiners.
  5. Definition : (grammar) The aorist subjunctive or subjunctive perfective: a form of a verb not used independently but preceded by a particle to form the negative or a tense form. Found in Greek and in the Gaelic languages.
  1. adjective
  2. Definition : Relying upon; depending upon.
  3. Definition : Having a probability that is affected by the outcome of a separate event.
  4. Definition : (of Scottish Gaelic, Manx and Irish verb forms) Used in questions, negative sentences and after certain particles and prepositions.
  5. Definition : Affecting the lower part of the body, such as the legs while standing up, or the back while supine.


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