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Synonyms and Antonyms of freestanding

  1. 1 not physically attached to another unit <a freestanding CD player that can easily be hooked up to your existing components> Synonyms detached, disconnected, discrete, free, separate, single, unattached, unconnectedRelated Words independent, self-contained; individual, privateNear Antonyms adjoiningAntonyms attached, connected, joined, linked

  2. 2 not being under the rule or control of another <it's a freestanding store, not a franchise> Synonyms autonomous, free, 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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