Independent - (a.) Not dependent; free; not subject to control by others;
not relying on others; not subordinate; as, few men are wholly
Independent - (a.) Affording a comfortable livelihood; as, an independent
Independent - (a.) Not subject to bias or influence; not obsequious;
self-directing; as, a man of an independent mind.
Independent - (a.) Expressing or indicating the feeling of independence;
free; easy; bold; unconstrained; as, an independent air or manner.
Independent - (a.) Separate from; exclusive; irrespective.
Independent - (a.) Belonging or pertaining to, or holding to the
doctrines or methods of, the Independents.
Independent - (a.) Not dependent upon another quantity in respect to
value or rate of variation; -- said of quantities or functions.
Independent - (a.) Not bound by party; exercising a free choice in voting
with either or any party.
Independent - (n.) One who believes that an organized Christian church is
complete in itself, competent to self-government, and independent of
all ecclesiastical authority.
Independent - (n.) One who does not acknowledge an obligation to support
a party's candidate under all circumstances; one who exercises liberty