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Definition 1: the successful ending of the American Revolution - [noun denoting event]

Samples where independence or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they maintained close relations with England even after independence

(independence is a kind of ...) a successful ending of a struggle or contest

"a narrow victory" "the general always gets credit for his army's victory" "clinched a victory" "convincing victory" "the agreement was a triumph for common sense"

Definition 2: a city in western Missouri; the beginning of the Santa Fe Trail - [noun denoting location]

(independence is an instance of ...) a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts

"Ancient Troy was a great city"

(... is part of independence) a midwestern state in central United States; a border state during the American Civil War, Missouri was admitted to the Confederacy without actually seceding from the Union

Definition 3: freedom from control or influence of another or others - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for independence in the sense of this definition

(independence is a kind of ...) the condition of being free; the power to act or speak or think without externally imposed restraints

(... is a kind of independence ) immunity from arbitrary exercise of authority: political independence

(... is a kind of independence ) economic independence as a national policy

(... is a kind of independence ) personal independence

(... is a kind of independence ) political independence

"seeking complete political separateness for Taiwan"

(... are attributes of independence) relying on or requiring a person or thing for support, supply, or what is needed

"dependent children" "dependent on moisture"

(... are attributes of independence) free from external control and constraint

"an independent mind" "a series of independent judgments" "fiercely independent individualism"

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