1. autonomous

adjective. ['ɔˈtɑːnəməs'] existing as an independent entity.


  • confined

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Rhymes with Autonomous

  • synonymous
  • anonymous

Sentences with autonomous

1. Adjective
Japanese leaders took this opportunity to set up what they called the autonomous state of Manchukuo.

Quotes about autonomous

1. If I am truly to become an autonomous woman, then I must take over that role of being my own guardian...I not only have to become my own husband, but I need to be my own father, too.
- Elizabeth Gilbert

2. Parents teach children discipline for two different, indeed diametrically opposed, reasons: to render the child submissive to them and to make him independent of them. Only a self-disciplined person can be obedient; and only such a person can be autonomous.
- Thomas Szasz

2. autonomous

adjective. ['ɔˈtɑːnəməs'] (of persons) free from external control and constraint in e.g. action and judgment.


  • self-directed
  • self-reliant


  • bound
  • restricted
  • restrained

3. autonomous

adjective. ['ɔˈtɑːnəməs'] (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces.


  • self-governing
  • independent
  • sovereign


  • invest
  • requisition
  • confine
  • spell