Synonyms of self-sufficient
independentDictionary • He'd created a tiny self-sufficient world for himself.
independent • There were benefits to being a single, independent woman.
self-contained • He seems completely self-contained.
self-reliant • She is intelligent and self-reliant.
self-supporting • The income from visitors makes the museum self-supporting.
able to stand on your own two feet
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independentIf someone is independent, they do not need help or money from anyone else.
• There were benefits to being a single, independent woman.
self-containedYou can describe someone or something as self-contained when they are complete and separate and do not need help or resources from outside.
• He seems completely self-contained.
self-reliantIf you are self-reliant, you are able to do things and make decisions by yourself, without needing other people to help you.
• She is intelligent and self-reliant.
Thesaurus for self-sufficient from the Collins English Thesaurus
able to provide for or support oneself without the help of others