Definitions For Independent


  • A writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them
  • A neutral or uncommitted person (especially in politics)


  • Free from external control and constraint
  • (of a clause) capable of standing syntactically alone as a complete sentence


  • Not controlled by a party or interest group
  • (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces


  • Someone or something that is not connected to others of the same kind
  • A person who does not belong to a political party

Is Independent a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Independent is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 19 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Independent in a Sentence

  • The country recently became independent.
  • They have a good deal of independent authority.
  • She has an independent income.
  • She registered to vote as an Independent.

Synonyms for Independent

Antonyms for Independent

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