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dependent relying on another for help or support. [4 definitions]
dependent clause a clause that is syntactically not a complete sentence and is used only with an independent clause where it has the function of a noun, adjective, or adverb, such as "when he arrived" in "He seemed tired when he arrived"; subordinate clause; relative clause.
dependent colony colony in which a majority native population is ruled by a small number of representatives from the controlling nation.
depersonalize to cause to lose individual identity or characteristics. [2 definitions]
depict to portray or represent, as in a painting, sculpture, or written work.
depilate to remove hair from (hides, skin, or the like).
depilatory able or designed to remove hair. [2 definitions]
deplane to get off an airplane.
deplete to lessen drastically; exhaust.
depletion the act or process of depleting.
deplorable deserving of contempt, censure, or reproach; very bad; wretched. [2 definitions]
deplore to feel or show strong disapproval of. [2 definitions]
deploy to move, position, or distribute so as to make ready or effective for a particular purpose. [5 definitions]
deployable combined form of deploy.
deployment an act of deploying, esp. the placement of military forces in preparation for combat.
depolarize to remove, destroy, or counteract polarity or polarization.
deponent someone who makes a sworn statement, esp. in written form.
depopulate to eliminate or decrease vastly the number of people in (a place), as by eviction, disease, or slaughter.
deport to eject from a country under the law.
deportable combined form of deport.
deportation the legal expulsion from a country of an undesirable person, esp. an illegal alien or criminal.