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independent definition

independent


 
  Grep  of  noun  independent 
  commonwealth  of  independent  states 
  independent 
  independent  clause 
  independent  state  of  papua  new  guinea 
  independent  state  of  samoa 
  independent  variable 
  law  of  independent  assortment 
 
  Overview  of  noun  independent 
 
  The  noun  independent  has  2  senses  (no  senses  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  mugwump,  independent  --  (a  neutral  or  uncommitted  person  (especially  in  politics)) 
  2.  freelance,  independent,  self-employed  person  --  (a  writer  or  artist  who  sells  services  to  different  employers  without  a  long-term  contract  with  any  of  them) 
 
  Overview  of  adj  independent 
 
  The  adj  independent  has  6  senses  (first  4  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (26)  independent  --  (free  from  external  control  and  constraint;  "an  independent  mind";  "a  series  of  independent  judgments";  "fiercely  independent  individualism";  "an  independent  republic") 
  2.  (11)  independent  --  (not  dependent  on  or  conditioned  by  or  relative  to  anything  else) 
  3.  (2)  autonomous,  independent,  self-governing,  sovereign  --  (of  political  bodies;  "an  autonomous  judiciary";  "a  sovereign  state") 
  4.  (1)  independent  --  (not  contingent) 
  5.  independent,  main  --  ((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") 
  6.  independent  --  (not  controlled  by  a  party  or  interest  group) 
 
  Antonyms  of  adj  independent 
 
  6  senses  of  independent 
 
  Sense  1 
  independent  (vs.  dependent) 
 
  dependent  (vs.  independent) 
  =>  babelike 
  =>  helpless 
  =>  interdependent,  mutualist,  mutually  beneficial 
  =>  parasitic,  parasitical,  leechlike,  bloodsucking 
  =>  reliant,  reliant  on(prenominal),  dependent  on(prenominal) 
  =>  symbiotic 
  =>  underage 
  =>  myrmecophilous 
 
  Sense  2 
  independent 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  absolute)  ->  relative 
 
  Sense  3 
  autonomous,  independent,  self-governing,  sovereign 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  free)  ->  unfree 
 
  Sense  4 
  independent 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  unconditional)  ->  conditional 
 
  Sense  5 
  independent  (vs.  dependent),  main(postnominal) 
 
  dependent  (vs.  independent),  subordinate 
 
  Sense  6 
  independent 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  nonpartisan)  ->  partisan,  partizan 
 
  Similarity  of  adj  independent 
 
  6  senses  of  independent 
 
  Sense  1 
  independent  (vs.  dependent) 
  =>  autarkic,  autarkical 
  =>  autonomous,  self-directed,  self-reliant 
  =>  autonomous 
  =>  breakaway,  separatist 
  =>  commutative 
  =>  free-living,  nonparasitic,  nonsymbiotic 
  =>  indie 
  =>  individual,  case-by-case,  item-by-item 
  =>  on  one's  own(prenominal),  on  his  own(prenominal),  on  her  own(prenominal),  on  your  own(prenominal),  on  their  own(prenominal) 
  =>  self-sufficient,  self-sufficing,  self-sustaining 
  =>  self-supporting 
  =>  single-handed 
  =>  strong-minded 
  =>  unaffiliated 
  =>  unconditional 
  Also  See->  free#1;  separate#1 
 
  Sense  2 
  independent 
  =>  absolute  (vs.  relative) 
 
  Sense  3 
  autonomous,  independent,  self-governing,  sovereign 
  =>  free  (vs.  unfree) 
 
  Sense  4 
  independent 
  =>  unconditional  (vs.  conditional) 
 
  Sense  5 
  independent  (vs.  dependent),  main(postnominal) 
 
  Sense  6 
  independent 
  =>  nonpartisan  (vs.  partisan),  nonpartizan 
 
  Attributes  of  adj  independent 
 
  1  of  6  senses  of  independent 
 
  Sense  1 
  independent  (vs.  dependent) 
  =>  independence,  independency 
 
  Familiarity  of  adj  independent 
 
  independent  used  as  an  adjective  is  common  (polysemy  count  =  6) 
 
  Grep  of  adj  independent 
  independent 
  syntactically  independent 
 
  Overview  of  noun  independent 
 
  The  noun  independent  has  2  senses  (no  senses  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  mugwump,  independent  --  (a  neutral  or  uncommitted  person  (especially  in  politics)) 
  2.  freelance,  independent,  self-employed  person  --  (a  writer  or  artist  who  sells  services  to  different  employers  without  a  long-term  contract  with  any  of  them) 
 
  Overview  of  adj  independent 
 
  The  adj  independent  has  6  senses  (first  4  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (26)  independent  --  (free  from  external  control  and  constraint;  "an  independent  mind";  "a  series  of  independent  judgments";  "fiercely  independent  individualism";  "an  independent  republic") 
  2.  (11)  independent  --  (not  dependent  on  or  conditioned  by  or  relative  to  anything  else) 
  3.  (2)  autonomous,  independent,  self-governing,  sovereign  --  (of  political  bodies;  "an  autonomous  judiciary";  "a  sovereign  state") 
  4.  (1)  independent  --  (not  contingent) 
  5.  independent,  main  --  ((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") 
  6.  independent  --  (not  controlled  by  a  party  or  interest  group) 



independent definition