Definition of Independent


  • a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them
    - free lance - free lance - self employed person
  • a neutral or uncommitted person (especially in politics)
    - fencesitter


  • not controlled by a party or interest group
  • (of a clause) capable of standing syntactically alone as a complete sentence
    "the main (or independent) clause in a complex sentence has at least a subject and a verb"
  • (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces
    "an autonomous judiciary"
    "a sovereign state"
    - self governing
  • free from external control and constraint
    "an independent mind"
    "a series of independent judgments"
    "fiercely independent individualism"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble independent

170 unscramble word found using the letters independent.

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