Definition of independents | Unscramble independents


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • independents is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 16 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • independents is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 20 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of independents

  • (of a clause) capable of standing syntactically alone as a complete sentence (adjective)

    Examples

    1. the main (or independent) clause in a complex sentence has at least a subject and a verb

    Synonyms

    1. main

  • (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. autonomous
    2. self-governing
    3. sovereign

  • a neutral or uncommitted person (especially in politics) (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. fencesitter
    2. mugwump

  • a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. free-lance
    2. free lance
    3. freelance
    4. freelancer
    5. self-employed person

  • free from external control and constraint (adjective)

    Examples

    1. an independent mind
    2. a series of independent judgments
    3. fiercely independent individualism

  • not controlled by a party or interest group (adjective)

See definition of independents in Merriam Webster

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