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Definitions of independent

  1. of political bodies; "an autonomous judiciary"; "a sovereign state" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. not controlled by a party or interest group Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a neutral or uncommitted person (especially in politics) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. not dependent on or conditioned by or relative to anything else Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. not contingent Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. free from external control and constraint; "an independent mind"; "a series of independent judgments"; "fiercely independent individualism"; "an independent republic" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. (grammar) of a clause; able to stand alone syntactically as a complete sentence; "the main (or independent) clause in a complex sentence has at least a subject and a verb" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. of a clause; able to stand alone syntactically as a complete sentence; "the main (or independent) clause in a complex sentence has at least a subject and a verb" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  10. Not dependent; free; not subject to control by others; not relying on others; not subordinate; as, few men are wholly independent. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. Affording a comfortable livelihood; as, an independent property. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. Not subject to bias or influence; not obsequious; self-directing; as, a man of an independent mind. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. Expressing or indicating the feeling of independence; free; easy; bold; unconstrained; as, an independent air or manner. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. Separate from; exclusive; irrespective. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. Belonging or pertaining to, or holding to the doctrines or methods of, the Independents. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. Not bound by party; exercising a free choice in voting with either or any party. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. One who believes that an organized Christian church is complete in itself, competent to self-government, and independent of all ecclesiastical authority. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. One who does not acknowledge an obligation to support a party's candidate under all circumstances; one who exercises liberty in voting. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. Not dependent upon another quantity in respect to value or rate of variation; - said of quantities or functions. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. Separate. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  21. Not relying on, supported by, or governed by, another; having enough to live on; free; not easily influenced; uncontrolled by others. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  22. One who supports measures or men without connection with any organized party. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  23. Not dependent or relying on others: not subordinate: not subject to bias: affording a comfortable livelihood: said of countries not subject to any other government: self governing. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  24. INDEPENDENTLY. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  25. INDEPENDENCE, INDEPENDENCY. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  26. One who in ecclesiastical affairs holds that every congregation is independent of every other and subject to no superior authority. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  27. Not dependent; not subordinate; self-reliant. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  28. Not subordinate to nor dependent; free. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  29. Affording independence. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  30. Self reliant. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  31. Not dependent; not subject to the control of others; not subordinate; not holding possessions at the will of another; affording the means of independence; not subject to influence; not obsequious; free; unconstrained; irrespective; pertaining to the independents. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  32. One who maintains that every congregation of Christians constitutes a complete church, and is subject to no superior authority. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  33. Not subordinate; not holding or enjoying at the will of another; self-relying or self-directing; possessing moderate wealth. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  34. Not dependent upon another quantity in respect to value or rate of variation; -- said of quantities or functions. mso.anu.edu.au
  35. in-de-pend'ent, adj. (with of) not dependent or relying on others: not subordinate: not subject to bias: affording a comfortable livelihood: belonging to the Independents: (gram.) of some parts of speech (noun, pronoun, verb), capable of forming sentences without the others.--n. one who in ecclesiastical affairs holds that every congregation should be independent of every other and subject to no superior authority--a Congregationalist: (math.) not depending on another for its value, said of a quantity or function.--ns. INDEPEND'ENCE, INDEPEND'ENCY.--adv. INDEPEND'ENTLY.--DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE, the document embodying the reasons for the secession of the thirteen colonies of America from England, reported to the Continental Congress, July 4, 1776--observed in the United States as a legal holiday--INDEPENDENCE DAY. gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  36. Not depending on authority (of, or abs.); (I-) =congregational; not depending on something else for its validity, efficiency, &c., as i. proof, research, observer; not needing to earn one\'s livelihood; i. income (dispensing one from earning livelihood); unwilling to be under obligation to others; (n.) person who acts (in politics &c.) independently of any party; congregationalist; (as title of paper) New York I. &c. Hence independently adv. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  37. n. One who believes than an organized Christian congregation is complete in itself, and independent of a superior ecclesiastical authority. Cabinet Dictionary
  38. Not depending, not supported by any other, not relying on another, not controlled; not relating to any thing else, as to a superiour. Complete Dictionary
  39. One who in religious affairs holds that every congregation is a complete church. Complete Dictionary
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