Part of speech:
Having the right or power of self-government; autonomous.
Free from obstacles or hindrances; unobstructed; unencumbered; open; direct; said of a road, passage, etc.
The definition of dependent is relying on someone or something else, or a clause that cannot stand alone as a sentence.
Able to provide for oneself without the help of others; independent.
Not associated or connected with others; having existence as an entity; distinct; individual
Tending to follow one's own rules rather than those of society
Existing independent of or external to the mind; actual or real:
Not partisan; esp., not controlled or influenced by, or supporting, any single political party
The definition of confident is to be certain about something or feeling sure of yourself and your abilities.
Not adhering to convention; out of the ordinary.
Manifesting or requiring wealth:
Occurring involuntarily; automatic:
Not controlled by others or by outside forces; independent:
(Figuratively) Referring to a membership organisation, service or product: of high quality and/or reknown, for superior members only. A snobbish usage, suggesting that members who do not meet requirements, which may be financial, of celebrity, religion, skin colour etc., are excluded.
Not allied with any other nation or bloc; neutral:
Reliant upon one's self; trusting to one's own powers or judgment.
Becoming fixed without the use of a mordant
Absolute rule or power; autocracy.
Self-government with respect to local or internal affairs:
The liberation of an individual or a group from a constraint, such as the emancipation of slaves; in family law, the process by which a minor child becomes legally and financially independent of his or her parents and receives the legal rights, at least in some respects, of an adult.
Sovereignty is authority to govern a state or a state that is self governing.
Compelled; forced; obliged
(Gram.) Having the function of a noun, adjective, or adverb within a sentence
Having all working parts, complete with motive power, in an enclosed unit
Having political independence
Able to support oneself financially
A person who sells services to employers without a long-term commitment to any of them.
A medieval soldier who sold his services to any state or military leader
a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them
a neutral or uncommitted person (especially in politics)
Not yet earned:
The definition of alone is entirely separated from others.
Main is described as the most important or primary person or thing.
An uncommitted independent, as in politics or social life.
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