Definition of independent:
- Affording a comfortable livelihood; as, an independent property.
- Belonging or pertaining to, or holding to the doctrines or methods of, the Independents.
- Expressing or indicating the feeling of independence; free; easy; bold; unconstrained; as, an independent air or manner.
- Not bound by party; exercising a free choice in voting with either or any party.
- Not dependent upon another quantity in respect to value or rate of variation; - said of quantities or functions.
- Not dependent; free; not subject to control by others; not relying on others; not subordinate; as, few men are wholly independent.
- Not subject to bias or influence; not obsequious; self- directing; as, a man of an independent mind.
- One who believes that an organized Christian church is complete in itself, competent to self- government, and independent of all ecclesiastical authority.
- One who does not acknowledge an obligation to support a party's candidate under all circumstances; one who exercises liberty in voting.
- Separate from; exclusive; irrespective.
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- "King Spruce, A Novel", Holman Day.
- "The Facts of Reconstruction", John R. Lynch.
- "Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V)", Alexander Maclaren.