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Dependant Vs Dependent


Dependant শব্দটি একটি noun.

Meaning as a noun:

এমন কাউকে বোঝায় যে অন্য কারও ওপর নির্ভর করে (সাধারণতঃ আর্থিকভাবে) । আরও স্পষ্টভাবে বললে, আর্থিকভাবে কারও  ওপর নির্ভরশীল।

Describes someone who depends on another for support (usually financially). More clearly, financially relying on someone.


  • How many dependants do you have in your family? (তোমার পরিবারে কতজন তোমার ওপর আর্থিকভাবে নির্ভরশীল?)
  • Jack has no dependants in his family.
  • Harris has three dependants in his family.
  • Paul is thinking about the security of his dependants.
  • Mack and his dependants will live in this house.
  • The man, along with his dependants came to meet us.



Dependent শব্দটি একটি adjective.

Meaning as an adjective:

সাপেক্ষ বা আস্থা রাখা বা নির্ভর করা। এক কথায়, নির্ভরশীল।

Contingent or relying on.


  • You should not get dependent on anything or anyone. (তোমার কারও বা কোনো কিছুর ওপর নির্ভরশীল হওয়া উচিত না।)
  • Why are you getting dependent on this medicine?
  • I am not financially dependent on you.
  • Jim is still dependent on his parents.
  • Are you financially dependent on your family?
  • The man doesn’t feel good to be dependent on someone.
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