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Synonyms for independent
ˌɪn dɪˈpɛn dənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mugwump, independent, fencesitter(noun)

    a neutral or uncommitted person (especially in politics)

    Synonyms:
    mugwump, free-lance, freelancer, free lance, freelance, fencesitter, self-employed person

    Antonyms:
    helpless, mutualist, unfree, leechlike, parasitical, reliant, babelike, bloodsucking, underage, partisan, subordinate, symbiotic, partizan, myrmecophilous, dependent, parasitic, interdependent, mutually beneficial

  2. freelancer, freelance, free-lance, free lance, independent, self-employed person(adj)

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

    Synonyms:
    fencesitter, mugwump, free-lance, freelancer, free lance, freelance, self-employed person

    Antonyms:
    subordinate, leechlike, bloodsucking, mutually beneficial, dependent, symbiotic, mutualist, partisan, parasitical, parasitic, babelike, partizan, unfree, helpless, myrmecophilous, underage, reliant, interdependent

  3. independent(adj)

    free from external control and constraint

    "an independent mind"; "a series of independent judgments"; "fiercely independent individualism"

    Synonyms:
    self-governing, autonomous, main(a), sovereign

    Antonyms:
    bloodsucking, underage, mutually beneficial, babelike, leechlike, mutualist, symbiotic, partizan, dependent, partisan, interdependent, helpless, myrmecophilous, subordinate, unfree, parasitical, reliant, parasitic

  4. autonomous, independent, self-governing, sovereign(adj)

    (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces

    "an autonomous judiciary"; "a sovereign state"

    Synonyms:
    main(a), self-reliant, supreme, autonomous, sovereign, self-governing, self-directed

    Antonyms:
    symbiotic, myrmecophilous, mutually beneficial, interdependent, leechlike, unfree, babelike, dependent, bloodsucking, underage, partizan, helpless, mutualist, partisan, parasitical, subordinate, reliant, parasitic

  5. independent, main(a)(adj)

    (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"

    Antonyms:
    subordinate, mutualist, reliant, symbiotic, partisan, dependent, leechlike, bloodsucking, interdependent, parasitic, babelike, partizan, parasitical, unfree, underage, helpless, myrmecophilous, mutually beneficial

  6. independent(adj)

    not controlled by a party or interest group

    Synonyms:
    self-governing, autonomous, main(a), sovereign

    Antonyms:
    parasitic, parasitical, myrmecophilous, unfree, reliant, mutually beneficial, babelike, bloodsucking, mutualist, leechlike, subordinate, underage, helpless, partisan, symbiotic, dependent, partizan, interdependent

Wiktionary

  1. independent(noun)

    A candidate or voter not affiliated with any political party, a free thinker, free of a party platform.

    Synonyms:
    autonomous, free, selfstanding

    Antonyms:
    dependent, contingent

  2. independent(noun)

    A neutral or uncommitted person.

    Synonyms:
    autonomous, selfstanding, free

    Antonyms:
    dependent, contingent

  3. independent(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    selfstanding, autonomous, free

    Antonyms:
    contingent, dependent

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. independent(a.)

    Synonyms:
    unrelated, unconnected, free, self-directing, unrestricted, unrestrained, absolute, not dependent, not subordinate

  2. independent(a.)

    Synonyms:
    unconstrained, easy, bold

  3. independent(a.)

    Synonyms:
    irrespective

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