Depend is a brand of absorbent, disposable underwear and undergarments for people with urinary or fecal incontinence. The product line was first introduced in 1984. Until the mid 2010s, the product was known as Depends. It is a Kimberly-Clark brand, and positions its products as an alternative to typical adult diapers. Depend is the dominant brand of disposable incontinence garments in the United States with a 49.4 share of the market.