Writers following British writing convention often confuse dependent and dependant. Those following US writing convention have an easier time with these words because Americans do
not use dependant.
Meaning( निर्भर) A dependant is a person who is dependent on someone else. (For example, a child is dependent on its parents. Therefore, a child is a
dependant of its parents.)
All embassy staff and their dependants must be at the airport by 6 o’clock. (In this example, the word dependants means spouses and children.)
Meaning (विश्वासी) The word dependent is an adjective meaning contingent on, relying on, supported by, or addicted to.
I am dependent on the weather for a safe crossing.
(i am reliant on the weather.)