Definition of Reliant

1. Adjective. Relying on another for support. "Dependent on Middle Eastern oil"

Similar to: Dependent
Derivative terms: Reliance, Rely



Definition of Reliant

1. a. Having, or characterized by, reliance; confident; trusting.

Definition of Reliant

1. Adjective. Having reliance on. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Reliant

1. showing reliance [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reliant

relexifier
relexify
reliabilism
reliabilist
reliabilists
reliabilities
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reliability coefficient
reliable
reliableness
reliablenesses
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reliances
reliant (current term)
reliantly
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relicense
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relicenses
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relics
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Literary usage of Reliant

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1. Literary News by L. Pylodet, Augusta Harriet (Garrigue) Leypoldt (1881)
"A pretty, piquant, self-reliant, generous, independent darling. 2. ... Self-reliant, affectionate, mentally and physically dashing, inquisitive. ..."

2. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"Therefore, on signs reliant and the strength Of their own arms, they strove to breach the wall, Rending the parapets off the towers above, 300 Shaking the ..."

3. The Century (1902)
"... revealed in him a sturdy, self-reliant, honorable attitude. He gave up a vast property to pay what he did not morally owe, and refused large sums that ..."

4. Little Journeys to the Homes of English Authors by Elbert Hubbard (1901)
"And it is this fear- BACH less, self-reliant and self-sufficient quality that marks the work of every exceptional man in every line of art. ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... a grave and solemn pleasure— a quiet unobtrusive ease of heart, but not exuberance and excitement The Cyrenaic was a buoyant and self- reliant nature, ..."

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