Synonyms for self-governing

Synonyms for (adjective) self-governing

Synonyms: autonomous, sovereign, self-governing, independent

Definition: (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces

Usage: an autonomous judiciary; a sovereign state

Similar words: free

Definition: able to act at will; not hampered; not under compulsion or restraint

Usage: free enterprise; a free port; a free country; I have an hour free; free will; free of racism; feel free to stay as long as you wish; a free choice