independent

[ in-di-pen-duhnt ]
/ ˌɪn dɪˈpɛn dənt /

adjective

noun

QUIZZES

GEE WHILLIKERS! WAIT TILL YOU SEE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

Do you remember all the words from last week, September 21–27, 2020? Then this quiz should be butyraceous.
Question 1 of 7
What does “yare” mean?

Idioms for independent

    independent of, irrespective of; regardless of: Independent of monetary considerations, it was a promising position.

Origin of independent

First recorded in 1605–15; in-3 + dependent

OTHER WORDS FROM independent

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for independent

British Dictionary definitions for independent (1 of 2)

independent
/ (ˌɪndɪˈpɛndənt) /

adjective

noun

an independent person or thing
a person who is not affiliated to or who acts independently of a political party

Derived forms of independent

independently, adverb

British Dictionary definitions for independent (2 of 2)

Independent
/ (ˌɪndɪˈpɛndənt) /

noun

(in England) a member of the Congregational Church

adjective

of or relating to Independency
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012