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autonomous

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of autonomous

  1. not being under the rule or control of another <Native American nations are regarded as autonomous in many respects and thus not subject to a number of state and local laws> Synonyms free, freestanding, independent, self-governed, self-governing, self-ruling, separate, sovereign (also sovran)Related Words freeborn; delivered, emancipated, freed, liberated, manumitted, redeemed, released; unconquered, unruled, unsupervised; empowered, enfranchised; democratic, republicanNear Antonyms bound, captive, conquered, enslaved, fettered, subdued, subjugated; inferior, subordinate, subservientAntonyms dependent, nonautonomous, non-self-governing, subject, unfree





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