independently


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
Related to independently: thesaurus

in·de·pen·dent

 (ĭn′dĭ-pĕn′dənt)
adj.
1. Not governed by a foreign power; self-governing.
2. Free from the influence, guidance, or control of another or others; self-reliant: an independent mind.
3. Not determined or influenced by someone or something else; not contingent: a decision independent of the outcome of the study.
4. often Independent Affiliated with or loyal to no one political party or organization.
5. Not dependent on or affiliated with a larger or controlling entity: an independent food store; an independent film.
6.
a. Not relying on others for support, care, or funds; self-supporting.
b. Providing or being sufficient income to enable one to live without working: a person of independent means.
7. Mathematics
a. Not dependent on other variables.
b. Of or relating to a system of equations no one of which can be derived from another equation in the system.
8. Independent Of or relating to the 17th-century English Independents.
n.
1. often Independent One that is independent, especially a voter, officeholder, or political candidate who is not committed to a political party.
2. Independent A member of a movement in England in the 17th century advocating the political and religious independence of individual congregations.
3. Independent Chiefly British A Congregationalist.

in′de·pen′dent·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.independently - on your own; without outside help; "the children worked on the project independently"
2.independently - apart from others; "the clothes were hung severally"

independently

adverb separately, alone, solo, on your own, by yourself, unaided, individually, autonomously, under your own steam helping disabled students to live and study independently

independently

adverb
As a separate unit:
Idioms: one at a time, one by one.
Translations
باسْتِقْلال
nezávisle
itsenäisesti
neovisnonezavisnosamostalno
függetlenülönállóan
sjálfstætt
nezávisle

independently

[ˌɪndɪˈpendəntlɪ] ADV
1. (= self-reliantly) [live] → independientemente; [act] → por su cuenta
each child will work independentlycada niño trabajará de forma independiente or por su cuenta or sólo
for a child of six, he behaves very independentlypara ser un niño de seis años es muy independiente
independently of sth/sbindependientemente de algo/algn
independently of what he may decideindependientemente de lo que él decida
2. (= separately) → por separado
we both independently came up with the same answerlos dos dimos con la misma respuesta por separado
3. (= by an independent party) you ought to get it valued independentlydeberías hacer que un tercero te lo tasase

independently

[ˌɪndɪˈpɛndəntli] adv [reach conclusion, develop] → de façon indépendante
independently of → indépendamment de
independently of each other → indépendamment l'un de l'autreindependent school n (British)établissement m d'enseignement privéin-depth [ˌɪnˈdɛpθ] adj [investigation] → approfondi(e), en profondeur
see also depth

independently

advunabhängig (of sb/sth von jdm/etw); (in attitude, spirit also) → selbstständig; (on own initiative also) → von allein(e); liveohne fremde Hilfe; workselbstständig; quite independently he offered to helper bot von sich aus seine Hilfe an; they each came independently to the same conclusionsie kamen unabhängig voneinander zur gleichen Schlussfolgerung; she is independently wealthysie hat ein Privatvermögen

independently

[ˌɪndɪˈpɛndəntlɪ] adv (move, decide) → indipendentemente, autonomamente; (arrive) → separatamente
independently of → indipendentemente da

independent

(indiˈpendənt) adjective
1. not controlled by other people, countries etc. an independent country; That country is now independent of Britain.
2. not willing to accept help. an independent old lady.
3. having enough money to support oneself. She is completely independent and receives no money from her family; She is now independent of her parents.
4. not relying on, or affected by, something or someone else. an independent observer; to arrive at an independent conclusion.
indeˈpendence noun
indeˈpendently adverb
References in classic literature ?
Some wore them tipped rakishly to one side--these were your men of humor, jolly, free-and-easy dogs; some had them jammed independently down over their noses--these were your hard characters, thorough men, who, when they wore their hats, wanted to wear them, and to wear them just as they had a mind to; there were those who had them set far over back--wide-awake men, who wanted a clear prospect; while careless men, who did not know, or care, how their hats sat, had them shaking about in all directions.
They go out from the positive brush of the dynamo; there is a ground-connection through the negative brush; the other ends of the wire return to the cave, and each is grounded independently.
Had he been in a situation to act independently and marry immediately, it might have been odd that he should leave us without acknowledging everything to me at once: but this is not the case.
Because, if it is to spite her," Biddy pursued, "I should think - but you know best - that might be better and more independently done by caring nothing for her words.
The Communists are distinguished from the other working-class parties is only: (1) In the national struggles of the proletarians of the different countries, they point out and bring to the front the common interests of entire proletariat, independently of nationality.
Their eyes were set at the extreme sides of their heads a trifle above the center and protruded in such a manner that they could be directed either forward or back and also independently of each other, thus permitting this queer animal to look in any direction, or in two directions at once, without the necessity of turning the head.
I hated my face, for instance: I thought it disgusting, and even suspected that there was something base in my expression, and so every day when I turned up at the office I tried to behave as independently as possible, and to assume a lofty expression, so that I might not be suspected of being abject.
To this Cavalcanti replied by saying that for some time past his son had lived independently of him, that he had his own horses and carriages, and that not having come together, it would not be difficult for them to leave separately.
Independently of every selfish wish, his heart palpitated with joy when he saw that tall form and martial demeanor, which recalled to him a good and brave man.
Julia herself had written several long epistles to Anna, and it was now the proper time that some of these should be answered, independently of the thousand promises from her friend of writing regularly from every post-office that she might pass on her route to the Gennessee.
Herman's roving disposition, and a desire to support himself independently of family assistance, soon led him to ship as cabin boy in a New York vessel bound for Liverpool.
The sheriff afterward declared that, independently of his mortification as preserver of the peace of the county, at this interruption to its harmony, he was never so grieved in his life as when he saw this breach of unity between his favorites.

Full browser ?