What does the word independent mean?

Usage examples for independent

  1. And here she was with the same suspicions, quite, quite independent of the Major. – Somehow Good by William de Morgan
  2. Of hardly any nation can it be said to- day that it is self- supporting or self- contained or independent. – A Grammar of Freethought by Chapman Cohen
  3. None of them wished to be independent of England. – George Washington by Calista McCabe Courtenay