1. independence

noun. ['ˌɪndɪˈpɛndəns'] freedom from control or influence of another or others.


  • independency
  • separateness
  • self-sufficiency
  • self-direction
  • independent
  • self-reliance
  • liberty
  • dependent
  • autarchy
  • autarky
  • autonomy


  • dependent
  • susceptibility
  • sameness
  • same

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Words that Rhyme with Independence

  • interdependence
  • transcendence
  • attendance
  • ascendance

Example sentences of the word independence

1. Noun, singular or mass
San Antonio is the home of the Alamo, where Texans fought for their independence from Mexico.

Quotes containing the word independence

1. Pakistan not only means freedom and independence but the Muslim Ideology which has to be preserved, which has come to us as a precious gift and treasure and which, we hope other will share with us.
- Muhammad Ali Jinnah

2. A tragic irony of life is that we so often achieve success or financial independence after the chief reason for which we sought it has passed away.
- Ellen Glasgow

3. Men say they love independence in a woman, but they don't waste a second demolishing it brick by brick.
- Candice Bergen

2. independence

noun. ['ˌɪndɪˈpɛndəns'] the successful ending of the American Revolution.


  • victory


  • free
  • unfree

3. Independence

noun. a city in western Missouri; the beginning of the Santa Fe Trail.


  • Missouri
  • Show Me State