Associations to the word «Independent»


INDEPENDENT, adjective. Not dependent; not contingent or depending on something else; free
INDEPENDENT, adjective. (politics) not affiliated with any political party
INDEPENDENT, adjective. Providing a comfortable livelihood.
INDEPENDENT, adjective. Not subject to bias or influence; self-directing.
INDEPENDENT, adjective. Separate from; exclusive; irrespective.
INDEPENDENT, noun. A candidate or voter not affiliated with any political party, a free thinker, free of a party platform.
INDEPENDENT, noun. A neutral or uncommitted person.
INDEPENDENT CITIES, noun. Plural of independent city
INDEPENDENT CITY, noun. A city that does not form part of another general-purpose local government entity
INDEPENDENT CLAUSE, noun. (grammar) A clause that can stand alone syntactically as a complete sentence; contains at least a subject and a verb.
INDEPENDENT CLAUSES, noun. Plural of independent clause
INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR, noun. A person working independently, under a contract; a self-employed person.
INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS, noun. Plural of independent contractor
INDEPENDENT FUNCTION, noun. (mathematics) Any of a set of functions the value of which can not be derived from that of all the others
INDEPENDENT FUNCTIONS, noun. Plural of independent function
INDEPENDENT MEANS, noun. Income from one's own assets resulting in no need for employment.
INDEPENDENT OLYMPIC PARTICIPANTS, noun. Athletes participating in the Olympic Games under the Olympic flag, i.e. without representing any nation, either because the athletes are stateless, or their nation has no international recognition or is banned.
INDEPENDENT SCHOLAR, noun. A person who works outside traditional academia in the pursuit of truth and knowledge.
INDEPENDENT SET, noun. (graph theory) a set of vertices of a graph, such that no pair of them are adjacent to each other; in other words, a set of vertices which are all "independent" of each other
INDEPENDENT SETS, noun. Plural of independent set
INDEPENDENT VARIABLE, noun. (algebra) In an equation, any variable whose value is not dependent on any other in the equation.
INDEPENDENT VARIABLE, noun. (science) The variable that is changed or manipulated in a series of experiments.
INDEPENDENT VARIABLES, noun. Plural of independent variable

Dictionary definition

INDEPENDENT, noun. A neutral or uncommitted person (especially in politics).
INDEPENDENT, noun. A writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them.
INDEPENDENT, adjective. Free from external control and constraint; "an independent mind"; "a series of independent judgments"; "fiercely independent individualism".
INDEPENDENT, adjective. (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces; "an autonomous judiciary"; "a sovereign state".
INDEPENDENT, adjective. (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".
INDEPENDENT, adjective. Not controlled by a party or interest group.

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