Synonyms for Independent:

adj.

heterogeneous (adjective)
unrelated.
independent (adjective)
individualistic, self-contained, nonpartisan, self-supporting, sovereign, self-sufficient, autonomous, unconnected, self-governing, separate, on one's own, absolute, self-reliant.
nonpartisan (adjective)
fair, unbiased, just, nonpartisan, detached, unaffiliated, objective.
self-sufficient (adjective)
self-sustaining, self-sufficing.
separate (adjective)
disconnected, individual, distinct, dissociated, unrelated, unaffiliated, disassembled, separate, detached, unconnected, unglued, autonomous, severed, disjoint, Sundered, disaffiliated, fragmentary, alienated, Disintegrated.
unassisted (adjective)
single-handed.
willing (adjective)
voluntary.

adv.

apart (adverb)
distinct, disconnected.

n.

collectivist, absolutist, colonialist, bicameral, governing, federal, governmental, democratic. decent, just, fair-minded, unbiased, legitimate, accepted, reasonable, natural, free, dependence. auxiliary, creative, budding, self-contained, deputy, acting, emeritus, designate, casual, blue-collar. bipartisan, liberal, dissident, the faithful, ministerial, apolitical, nationalist, money, front, coalition. by choice, voluntary, what you/they will, emancipated. constituent, electoral college, elector, swing voter, constituency, voter, turnout, security mom, electorate. stand-alone, in isolation, do with, unconnected, discrete, as distinct from. independent (noun)
commutative, indie, freelance, mugwump, main, autarkical, on her own, self-directed, nonsymbiotic, on their own, single-handed, unconditional, self-reliant, self-governing, nonparasitic, self-supporting, autarkic, case-by-case, on his own, nonpartisan, separatist, individual, absolute, strong-minded, on your own, nonpartizan, free living, on one's own, self-employed person, self-sufficing, unaffiliated, autonomous, item-by-item, breakaway, self-sustaining, self-sufficient, sovereign.
neutral (noun)
objective, fair.
self-reliant (noun)
confident, unconventional, individualistic.

Other synonyms:

discrete, unbiased, electoral college, emancipated, security mom, voter, just, fair-minded, swing voter, ministerial, accepted, bipartisan, elector, electorate. coalition, stand-alone, dissident, legitimate, apolitical, reasonable, natural. constituent, turnout, nationalist, fair, constituency, unconnected. do with. voluntary, liberal. front. free-living
free living.
independent
self-contained.
strong-minded
strong-minded.

Usage examples for independent

  1. She took her fortune now like a man; for she had been taught that a man could set her aside just because she had money, could desert her to be independent of it. – You Never Know Your Luck, Complete Being The Story Of A Matrimonial Deserter by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  2. Ah, your Excellency used independent judgment. – The Weavers, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009