Free and Independent


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Free adjective – Not being under the rule or control of another.
Usage example: the 20th century saw many African countries become free after many years of European rule

Independent is a synonym for free in autonomous topic. In some cases you can use "Independent" instead an adjective "Free", when it comes to topics like dependence, sovereign, unrestrained personally, unrestrained politically. popular alternative
Nearby Words: freely, freed
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Independent adjective – Able to take care of oneself or itself without outside help.
Usage example: an independent young man who moved out of his parents' house while still a college student

Free is a synonym for independent in self-governing topic. You can use "Free" instead the word "Independent" as an adjective or a verb, if it concerns topics such as property, dependence, sovereign, self-sufficient. popular alternative
Nearby Words: independence, independently, independency
Synonyms for Independent

Things that words describes

thought free thought independent thought
spirit free spirit independent spirit
power free power independent power
life free life independent life
Other nouns: movement, action, woman, people, society, country, nation, units, companies.

Both words in one sentence

  • You would never fight, never walk, never be independent or free or strong ever again.
  • Earn Your Happy Ending: At the end of the story, Riko is living independent and free from her mother's abuse, she and Takashi are still happily dating, and her book has become a bestseller.
  • Lona Hessel is a Blithe Spirit, a free and independent woman ahead of her time, to great chagrin for the more moralistic wives in her home town.
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