While programming, time is often spent to discuss and resolve object dependencies.

When object 'a' is dependent on object 'b' and 'c', it is commonly said object 'a' has dependencies.

Referring to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dependant, is it correct to say that object 'b' has dependents?

Is the noun dependent only applicable for financial relations between people as described in wikipedia?

  • You could've checked this on the page you linked: For other uses, see Dependency; which would have told you the answer to your last question is "No." – Tushar Raj Mar 7 '18 at 12:59
  • Maybe better asked on softwareengineering.stackexchange.com or even – Kris Mar 7 '18 at 13:02
  • Apart from financial situations, you should note that your wiki-link talks about people, not objects. – oerkelens Mar 7 '18 at 15:44
  • @oerkelens exactly this is the reason for asking the question – llundin Mar 8 '18 at 15:43
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    Related to english.stackexchange.com/q/284299/73094 – Honza Zidek Sep 25 '18 at 11:51

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