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indefinite article in English grammar, either of the articles "a" and "an," which do not restrict the nouns or noun equivalents that they modify, but serve to indicate the class to which such modified words belong. (Cf. definite article.)
indefinite pronoun in grammar, a pronoun, such as "someone," that does not specifically identify its referent.
indehiscent not opening at maturity to release its seeds, as certain fruits.
indelible incapable of being removed or obliterated; permanent. [2 definitions]
indelicacy the state or quality of being indelicate. [2 definitions]
indelicate lacking tact or taste; offensive or vulgar.
indemnification the act of indemnifying. [3 definitions]
indemnify to make compensation to for loss, damage, or expense incurred. [2 definitions]
indemnity insurance against damage, loss, or liability. [3 definitions]
indent1 to make jagged by putting recesses or notches in. [7 definitions]
indent2 to create a dent in. [2 definitions]
indentation the act of indenting. [3 definitions]
indention the act or result of indenting, or the state of being indented; indentation. [2 definitions]
indenture a legal deed or contract, esp. one in which the copies have matching indentations used for identification or authentication. [5 definitions]
indentured servant a person who is bound to work without pay in the service of another for a specified length of time, esp. in exchange for the cost of travel, food, and lodging.
independence the quality or state of being independent. [2 definitions]
Independence Day a U.S. national holiday celebrated on July 4 in commemoration of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence from England in 1776; Fourth of July.
independency the state or condition of being independent; independence. [2 definitions]
independent not ruled by another; self-governing. [5 definitions]
independent clause in grammar, a clause that can function independently as a complete sentence; main clause.
independent variable a mathematical variable in a functional relationship, whose value may change independently of the value of other variables.