Dependancy vs Dependency - What's the difference?

dependancy | dependency |


As nouns the difference between dependancy and dependency

is that dependancy is while dependency is a state of dependence; a refusal to exercise initiative.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

dependancy

English

Noun

  • * 1858 , Hercules Robinson, Sea drift (page 92)
  • One thing we may learn from Spain as she is, namely, the management of colonies. "Sweet are the uses of adversity;" and the "precious jewel" in this case is to be found in Spanish dependancies .
    (Webster 1913)

    dependency

    English

    Noun

    (dependencies)
  • A state of dependence; a refusal to exercise initiative.
  • Frank's sullen dependency was driving his father nuts.
  • Something dependent on, or subordinate to, something else:
  • In the United States' governmental structure, the military is conceived as a dependency under the executive branch.
  • A colony, or a territory subject to rule by an external power.
  • A dependence on a habit-forming substance such as a drug or alcohol; addiction.
  • (computing) Reliance on the functionality provided by some other, external component.
  • This library has a lot of dependencies . We have to compile all of those other libraries first.