Meaning of INDEPENDENT in English
n. 25B6; adjective
an independent country : SELF-GOVERNING, self-ruling, self-determining, sovereign, autonomous, autarchic, free, non-aligned.
two independent groups of biologists verified the results : SEPARATE, different, unconnected, unrelated, dissociated, discrete.
an independent school : PRIVATE, non-state-run, private-sector, fee-paying; privatized, denationalized.
her grown-up, independent children : SELF-SUFFICIENT, self-supporting, self-reliant, standing on one's own two feet.
independent advice : IMPARTIAL, unbiased, unprejudiced, neutral, disinterested, uninvolved, uncommitted, detached, dispassionate, objective, non-partisan, non-discriminatory, with no axe to grind, without fear or favour.
an independent spirit : FREETHINKING, free, individualistic, unconventional, maverick, bold, unconstrained, unfettered, untrammelled.
subservient, related, public, biased.
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