Definition Of independent
an independent person or body.
In fact, most were published by university presses, the federal government or small independents .
capable of thinking or acting for oneself.
advice for independent travelers
free from outside control; not depending on another's authority.
the study is totally independent of central government
not connected with another or with each other; separate.
we need two independent witnesses to testify
not depending on another for livelihood or subsistence.
I wanted to remain independent in old age
Example Of independent
A new Charity Act will require independent schools to show they are meeting a public benefit test.
a thorough and independent investigation of the case
A toy capable of totally independent thought would be way too freaky.
a woman of independent means