of independent means

idiom

: having enough money to support oneself without help from others
a woman of independent means

Examples of of independent means in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web By law, candidates are permitted to take a salary from campaign funds, but the practice remains frowned upon, an attitude that clearly favors those of independent means. Sarah Smarsh, Harper’s Magazine , 26 Oct. 2022

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“Of independent means.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/of%20independent%20means. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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