Definition of Independence

1. Noun. Freedom from control or influence of another or others.




2. Noun. The successful ending of the American Revolution. "They maintained close relations with England even after independence"
Generic synonyms: Triumph, Victory

3. Noun. A city in western Missouri; the beginning of the Santa Fe Trail.
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Missouri, Mo, Show Me State

Definition of Independence

1. n. The state or quality of being independent; freedom from dependence; exemption from reliance on, or control by, others; self-subsistence or maintenance; direction of one's own affairs without interference.

Definition of Independence

1. Noun. The state or quality of being independent; freedom from dependence; exemption from reliance on, or control by others; self-subsistence or maintenance; direction of one's own affairs without interference. ¹

2. Noun. The state of having sufficient means for a comfortable livelihood. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Independence

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Medical Definition of Independence

1. 1. The relationship between two or more events in which no information about any combination of some of them contains any information about any combination of the others. 2. The state of mutual detachment between or among autonomous units. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Independence

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1. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"Thy spirit, independence, let me share! Lord of the lion-heart and eagle-eye, Thy steps 1 follow with my bosom bare, Nor heed the storm that howls along the ..."

2. The Works of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster, Edward Everett (1851)
"It is now several years since the independence of Texas, as a separate ... It is true that the independence of Texas has not been recognized by Mexico. ..."

3. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1854)
"L. The perpetual independence of the Arabs has been the theme of praise among strangers and natives; and the arts of controversy transform this singular ..."

4. The Contemporary Review (1878)
"SPENCER ON THE independence OF MATTER. IN the December number of this REVIEW we entered on an inquiry into the " independence " of matter or the object, ..."

5. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, George Walter Prothero, Sir Adolphus William Ward (1907)
"Ottoman empire, had enjoyed a practical independence tempered only by the obligation to send to Constantinople an annual tribute in money aud in sailors to ..."

6. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1918)
"independence of Greece ยง 1. Greece shall form an independent state, and shall enjoy all the rights, political, administrative, and commercial, ..."

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