HyperDic: autonomous

English > 3 senses of the word autonomous:
ADJECTIVEallautonomous, independent, self-governing, sovereign(of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces
allautonomousexisting as an independent entity
allautonomous, self-directed, self-reliant(of persons) free from external control and constraint in e.g. action and judgment
autonomous > pronunciation
Soundsaotaa'nahmahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > autonomous: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces.
Example"an autonomous judiciary"
Synonymsindependent, self-governing, sovereign
Broaderfreeable to act at will
Spanishautonómico, autónomo, independiente, soberano
Catalanautònom, autonòmic, independent, sobirà
Nounsautonomyimmunity from arbitrary exercise of authority
English > autonomous: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningExisting as an independent entity.
Example"the partitioning of India created two separate and autonomous jute economies"
BroaderindependentFree from external control and constraint / constraint
Spanishautónomo, separado
Nounsautonomyimmunity from arbitrary exercise of authority
English > autonomous: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(of persons) free from external control and constraint in e.g. action and judgment.
Synonymsself-directed, self-reliant
BroaderindependentFree from external control and constraint / constraint
Spanishautónomo
Nounsautonomypersonal independence

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