Definitions and Examples of attached, connected, dependent
Learn when and how to use these words with these examples!
Joined or fastened to something else; not free-standing.
The shelves were attached to the wall with screws.
Having a relationship or association with something else; not freestanding.
The two buildings were connected by a bridge.
Requiring support or assistance from something else; not freestanding.
The lamp was dependent on the table for support.
Key Differences: attached vs connected vs dependent
- 1Attached implies that an object is joined or fastened to something else, while connected suggests a relationship or association between two objects.
- 2Dependent implies that an object requires support or assistance from something else to remain upright or stable.
Effective Usage of attached, connected, dependent
- 1Architecture: Use these antonyms to describe the structural design of buildings and other constructions.
- 2Furniture: Use these antonyms to describe the stability and support of furniture.
- 3Engineering: Use these antonyms to describe the design and function of machines and equipment.
The antonyms of freestanding describe objects or structures that are not independent or self-supporting. Attached implies joining or fastening, connected suggests a relationship or association, and dependent implies requiring support or assistance. These antonyms can be used in architecture, furniture, engineering, and other fields to describe the design, stability, and function of objects.