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1. independent

adjective. ['ˌɪndɪˈpɛndənt'] free from external control and constraint.

Synonyms

  • commutative
  • independency
  • strong-minded
  • self-sufficing
  • unconditional
  • item-by-item
  • self-supporting
  • autarkical
  • self-sufficient
  • nonsymbiotic
  • self-directed
  • single-handed
  • individual
  • indie
  • breakaway
  • case-by-case
  • unaffiliated
  • separate
  • nonparasitic
  • self-reliant
  • self-sustaining
  • free
  • autarkic
  • autonomous
  • independence
  • fissiparous
  • separatist

Antonyms

  • dependent
  • unfree
  • docile
  • qualified

Etymology

  • dependent (English)
  • in- (English)
  • in (Latin)

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Rhymes with Independent Clause

  • withdraws
  • laidlaw's
  • straws
  • mccaw's
  • macaws
  • inlaws
  • guffaws
  • because
  • applause
  • prause
  • ocaw's
  • glaus
  • flaws
  • draws
  • draus
  • claws
  • claus'
  • brause
  • waugh's
  • was
  • thaws
  • tawes
  • sias
  • shaw's
  • saws
  • sause
  • saus
  • paws
  • pause
  • naus

Sentences with independent-clause


1. Noun Phrase
He ran down the street is an independent clause.

2. Noun Phrase
Subordinate clauses answer questions about the independent clause.

3. Noun Phrase
It has all the pieces of an independent clause except the verb "to be."

4. Noun Phrase
An independent clause is a complete thought that contains a subject and verb, and expresses an entire idea.

2. independent

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

Synonyms

  • self-governing
  • autonomous
  • sovereign

Antonyms

  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male
  • adult

Etymology

  • dependent (English)
  • in- (English)
  • in (Latin)

3. independent

adjective. ['ˌɪndɪˈpɛndənt'] not controlled by a party or interest group.

Synonyms

  • nonpartizan

Antonyms

  • supported
  • stranger

Etymology

  • dependent (English)
  • in- (English)
  • in (Latin)

4. independent

adjective. ['ˌɪndɪˈpɛndənt'] (of a clause) capable of standing syntactically alone as a complete sentence.

Antonyms

  • conditional

Etymology

  • dependent (English)
  • in- (English)
  • in (Latin)

5. independent

noun. ['ˌɪndɪˈpɛndənt'] a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them.

Synonyms

  • self-employed person
  • freelance
  • free lance
  • freelancer
  • worker

Antonyms

  • loser
  • unemotional person
  • worker
  • extrovert

Etymology

  • dependent (English)
  • in- (English)
  • in (Latin)

6. independent

noun. ['ˌɪndɪˈpɛndənt'] a neutral or uncommitted person (especially in politics).

Synonyms

  • fencesitter
  • individualist

Antonyms

  • nonreligious person
  • follower
  • bad guy

Etymology

  • dependent (English)
  • in- (English)
  • in (Latin)

7. clause

noun. ['ˈklɔz'] (grammar) an expression including a subject and predicate but not constituting a complete sentence.

Synonyms

  • grammatical construction
  • coordinate clause
  • relative clause
  • sentence
  • dependent clause
  • independent clause
  • subordinate clause
  • expression
  • construction

Antonyms

  • nondeductible
  • natural object
  • negate
  • middle

8. clause

noun. ['ˈklɔz'] a separate section of a legal document (as a statute or contract or will).

Synonyms

  • deductible
  • escalator
  • written document
  • arbitration clause
  • joker
  • escalator clause
  • double indemnity
  • reserve clause
  • papers
  • rider
  • article
  • document
  • section

Antonyms

  • misconception
  • beginning
  • acquittal
  • acquit
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