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Meaning & Definition of Independent in English

English

Independent

/ɪndɪpɛndənt/

noun

1. A neutral or uncommitted person (especially in politics)

    synonym:
  • mugwump
  • ,
  • independent
  • ,
  • fencesitter

2. A writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them

    synonym:
  • freelancer
  • ,
  • freelance
  • ,
  • free-lance
  • ,
  • free lance
  • ,
  • independent
  • ,
  • self-employed person

adjective

1. Free from external control and constraint

  • "An independent mind"
  • "A series of independent judgments"
  • "Fiercely independent individualism"
    synonym:
  • independent

2. (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces

  • "An autonomous judiciary"
  • "A sovereign state"
    synonym:
  • autonomous
  • ,
  • independent
  • ,
  • self-governing
  • ,
  • sovereign

3. (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"
    synonym:
  • independent
  • ,
  • main(a)

4. Not controlled by a party or interest group

    synonym:
  • independent

Examples of using

Mary is a strong, independent woman.
In China there are seven large independent languages spoken by millions people.
In 100 Scotland may become an independent state.