What is the opposite of independent?

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Adjective
(on) Opposite of not influenced by others
“Business decisions were made dependent on the outcomes derived from the meeting.”
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Opposite of not supported by public or government funds
Public libraries are pivotal to a state's education and literacy.”
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Opposite of not connected or related to each other
“The step-siblings may have different surnames, but they are related by sharing the same mother.”
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(related) Opposite of standing on its own apart from the others
“I believe I am well-suited for the job due to my past experience in a related role.”
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(secondary) Opposite of standing on its own apart from the others
“A secondary branch was set up in Australia to service the Asia Pacific region.”
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Opposite of not depending on another for livelihood or subsistence
“I was rather dependent on my parents for financial support when I was in college and didn't have a job.”
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Opposite of free from outside control or authority
“Due to his poor performance, his work had to be controlled and monitored.”
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(of a country or nation) Opposite of forming or viewed as a unit apart or by itself
“Greenland is a dependent territory of Denmark.”
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(of a person or lifestyle) Opposite of isolated from others
“Ellen lived a very busy life, and would rarely be alone at home.”
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Opposite of impartial and not taking sides
“I will offer my opinion, but you must realize that I am heavily biased when it comes to this issue.”
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Opposite of of being a once-off event or situation
“A recurring problem at the park was the amount of litter that would accumulate each day.”
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Opposite of relating to a single person or thing
“If you find yourself a partner of a similar height and build to yourself, you are effectively doubling your collective wardrobes.”
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Opposite of not associated or linked in a sequence
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Opposite of working for oneself, rather than for an employer
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Opposite of performed by an individual without assistance
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Opposite of choosing not to socialize with, or to reveal thoughts and feelings to, others
“Friends recall him as an extroverted man who regularly socialized with others.”
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Opposite of viewed or existing independently and not in relation to other things
“You found that your constructs were succored with flexible rules that guided behavior, rules that gave individuals the opportunity to follow them voluntarily.”
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Opposite of of, or relating to a freelance
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Opposite of independent
Adjective
Opposite of only admitting a selected group of people
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Opposite of based on individual opinion or experience
“There have been numerous good reviews published for this book and the general opinion is that this is an excellent book.”
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Opposite of coming from or relating to a country or institution other than the main subject
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Opposite of not having reached a decision
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Opposite of not connected with one's work or official position
“The First Lady was presented with a gift during her official visit to the city.”
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Opposite of able to be separated
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Opposite of open-minded
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Opposite of distinct or separate (used for emphasis after numbers or determiners of quantity)
“Many common researchers all reached the same conclusion during this time.”
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Opposite of not organized as a corporation
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Opposite of not being of the same kind
“This time, my host asked me if I was part of LinkedIn, a buzzy Web site intended to link people with similar business interests.”
Adjective
Opposite of exclusively allocated to or intended for a particular purpose
“Also within the curriculum, there are eight unassigned periods a week in elementary and middle schools.”
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Opposite of not forced
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Opposite of concerned with one side
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Opposite of acting with agency
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Opposite of not easily persuaded to change beliefs or opinions
Adjective
Opposite of being (alone) by oneself
“Lisa was one of many children that lived in the family of twelve next door.”
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Opposite of unmarried or not involved in a romantic relationship
“I can proudly say that I have been married to my spouse for forty years.”
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Opposite of exclusive
Adjective
Opposite of unrestrained
Noun
Opposite of a person unlike most others
“He tended to be a conformist whose views were primarily shaped by mainstream propaganda.”
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