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noun as in individualist

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noun as in free agent


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Split-ticket voting in general elections, the hallmark of so-called independents, is relatively rare.

In 2014, record numbers of Americans identified as independents.

In nearly every statewide or federal election where they were predicted to play decisive roles, independents under-performed.

Independents continue to poll higher than either major party.

Massachusetts and New Jersey are just two of the states where independents are a majority of registered voters.

I have made a point in our little local affairs of not fighting independents when they break with us for any reason.

He always speaks of the extreme Independents and Presbyterians as enthusiasts.

In some instances, the Independents unite with other denominations in supplying the villages in their vicinity.

We've hammered the telephone company pretty hard on its purchase of the independents.

These men were called “gentlemen independents of Hanover,” and they were manly looking, resolute men, and well armed.

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On this page you'll find 183 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to independents, such as: guerrilla, insurgent, opponent, rioter, secessionist, and separatist.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.