Ending my dependence on Marlboro Lights was cruel deprivation.
Some children have special needs, and their dependence on their mother produces a special bond.
And four million people self-report a dependence on the drug.
Sure enough, her dependence on staff for some help with child care was blown up into a major scandal.
When are we going to stop subsidizing, in effect, our dependence on oil?
This dependence on the people is the security that they will not act wrong.
Consider what you are about—this work of yours is the only dependence we have in the world.
There haint no dependence on 'em at all, the insides of 'em are liable to break out at any time.
All my dependence, all my hopes, are in your mother's favour.
Let us, then, remain in dependence upon His action, and our action will be vigorous indeed.
dependence de·pend·ence (dĭ-pěn'dəns)
The state of being dependent, as for support.
Subordination to someone or something needed or greatly desired.
A compulsive or chronic need; an addiction.