Found 3 items, similar to independent.
English → Indonesian
English → English
n 1: a neutral or uncommitted person (especially in politics)
2: a writer or artist who sells services to different employers
without a long-term contract with any of them [syn: freelance
adj 1: free from external control and constraint; “an independent
; “a series of independent judgments”
; “an independent republic”
2: not dependent on or conditioned by or relative to anything
3: of political bodies; “an autonomous judiciary”
; “a sovereign
4: not contingent
5: 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: not controlled by a party or interest group
English → English
, a. [Pref. in- not + dependent: cf.
1. Not dependent; free; not subject to control by others; not
relying on others; not subordinate; as, few men are wholly
A dry, but independent crust. --Cowper.
2. Affording a comfortable livelihood; as, an independent
3. Not subject to bias or influence; not obsequious;
self-directing; as, a man of an independent mind.
4. Expressing or indicating the feeling of independence;
free; easy; bold; unconstrained; as, an independent air or
5. Separate from; exclusive; irrespective.
That obligation in general, under which we conceive
ourselves bound to obey a law, independent of those
resources which the law provides for its own
enforcement. --R. P. Ward.
6. (Eccl.) Belonging or pertaining to, or holding to the
doctrines or methods of, the Independents.
7. (Math.) Not dependent upon another quantity in respect to
value or rate of variation; -- said of quantities or
8. (U. S. Politics) Not bound by party; exercising a free
choice in voting with either or any party.
(Mil.), one not incorporated in any
Independent seconds watch
, a stop watch having a second
hand driven by a separate set of wheels, springs, etc.,
for timing to a fraction of a second.
. (Math.) See Dependent variable
Syn: Free; uncontrolled; separate; uncoerced; self-reliant;
bold; unconstrained; unrestricted.
1. (Eccl.) One who believes that an organized Christian
church is complete in itself, competent to
self-government, and independent of all ecclesiastical
Note: In England the name is often applied (commonly in the
pl.) to the Congregationalists.
2. (Politics) One who does not acknowledge an obligation to
support a party's candidate under all circumstances; one
who exercises liberty in voting.