Associations to the word «Independence»

Wiktionary

INDEPENDENCE, noun. The state or quality of being independent; freedom from dependence; exemption from reliance on, or control by others; self-subsistence or maintenance; direction of one's own affairs without interference.
INDEPENDENCE, noun. The state of having sufficient means for a comfortable livelihood.
INDEPENDENCE DAY, noun. An annual celebration commemorating the anniversary of a nation's assumption of independent statehood.
INDEPENDENCE DAY, proper noun. A holiday celebrated in the United States commemorating the country's independence from England, celebrated each year on the 4th of July.
INDEPENDENCE NUMBER, noun. (graph theory) the number of vertices in a maximum independent set of a given graph, often denoted as \(\alpha = \alpha(G)\)

Dictionary definition

INDEPENDENCE, noun. Freedom from control or influence of another or others.
INDEPENDENCE, noun. The successful ending of the American Revolution; "they maintained close relations with England even after independence".
INDEPENDENCE, noun. A city in western Missouri; the beginning of the Santa Fe Trail.

Wise words

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Martin Luther King, Jr.