not dependent on other people or things; not controlled by other people or things
not connected with each other; separate
"an independent mind"
"a series of independent judgments"
"fiercely independent individualism"
"an autonomous judiciary"
"a sovereign state"
"the main (or independent) clause in a complex sentence has at least a subject and a verb"
An independent workman, such as a weaver or shoe-maker.
出自： Adam Smith
In 1829, Greece was acknowledged as an independent state, having its own king.
出自： E. R. Pitman
The Church is independent of all civil institution.
出自： H. J. Laski
Matter objectively exists independent of human consciousness.
He completed the work independently of anybody's help.