HyperDic: independence

English > 3 senses of the word independence / Independence:
NOUNstateindependence, independencyfreedom from control or influence of another or others
eventindependencethe successful ending of the American Revolution
locationIndependencea city in western Missouri
independence / Independence > pronunciation
Soundsih.ndihpeh'ndahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > independence: 3 senses > noun 1, state
Meaningfreedom from control or influence of another or others.
Synonymindependency
AttributesdependentRelying on or requiring a person or thing for support, supply, or what is needed
independentFree from external control and constraint / constraint
Narrowerautarky, autarchyEconomic independence as a national policy
autonomy, libertyimmunity from arbitrary exercise of authority
autonomy, self-direction, self-reliance, self-sufficiencypersonal independence
separatenessPolitical independence
BroaderfreedomThe condition of being free
Spanishindependencia
Catalanindependència
Adjectivesindependentfree from external control and constraint / constraint
independent(of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces
independentnot controlled by a party or interest group
English > independence: 3 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningThe successful ending of the American Revolution.
Example"they maintained close relations with England even after independence"
Broadervictory, triumphA successful ending of a struggle or contest / contest
Spanishindependencia
Catalanindependència
English > Independence: 3 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningA city in western Missouri; the beginning of the Santa Fe Trail.
Instance ofcity, metropolis, urban centerA large and densely populated urban area
Part ofMissouri, Show Me State, MO, Mo.A midwestern state in central United States

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