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Synonyms for contingent
kənˈtɪn dʒəntcon·tin·gent

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. contingentadjective

    dependent, incidental, resultant, co-emcient, hypothetical, uncertain, conditional

    positive, absolute, independent, unmodified, unaffected, uncontrolled, irrespective

  2. contingentnoun

    contribution, subsidy, supply, succor, reinforcement, auxiliaries, donation, subscription

    army, sum, host, campaign, fund, capital

Princeton's WordNet

  1. contingentnoun

    a gathering of persons representative of some larger group

    "each nation sent a contingent of athletes to the Olympics"


    certain, unconditional, unconditioned, sure, impossible

  2. contingent, detailadjective

    a temporary military unit

    "the peacekeeping force includes one British contingent"

    detail, particular, item, point

    unconditioned, certain, sure, impossible, unconditional

  3. contingentadjective

    possible but not certain to occur

    "they had to plan for contingent expenses"

    dependent upon(p), contingent upon(p), dependant upon(p), dependent on(p), dependant on(p), depending on(p), contingent on(p)

    unconditional, unconditioned, certain, impossible, sure

  4. contingent, contingent on(p), contingent upon(p), dependent on(p), dependant on(p), dependent upon(p), dependant upon(p), depending on(p)adjective

    determined by conditions or circumstances that follow

    "arms sales contingent on the approval of congress"

    certain, unconditioned, sure, unconditional, impossible

  5. contingentadjective

    uncertain because of uncontrollable circumstances

    "the results of confession were not contingent, they were certain"- George Eliot

    dependent upon(p), contingent upon(p), dependant upon(p), dependent on(p), dependant on(p), depending on(p), contingent on(p)

    sure, unconditioned, impossible, certain, unconditional

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. contingentadjective

    accidental, fortuitous, incidental, casual, happening by chance

  2. contingentadjective

    conditional, uncertain, dependent on circumstances

  3. contingentnoun

    quota, proportion, share, proportional part

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  1. Richard Adams:

    The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief, which is at the heart of all popular religion, that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart.

  2. Mitch McConnell:

    In what universe should emergency aid for small business be contingent on massive bailouts for state governments with no linkage to actual needs.

  3. Alfred North Whitehead, N. Rose Mathematical Maxims and Minims, Raleigh NC:Rome Press Inc., 1988.:

    Let us grant that the pursuit of mathematics is a divine madness of the human spirit, a refuge from the goading urgency of contingent happenings.

  4. Mike Pompeo:

    The Doha agreement was plain. All U.S. commitments were contingent on the Taliban living up to the premises it signed off on in The Doha agreement, we had leadership figures sanctioned from Feb. 29, 2020 on, and we did n’t lift one sanction during our administration.

  5. Julie Lenarz:

    All governments should make trade ties with Iran contingent upon the Islamic Republic ‘ s end to its global sponsorship of terror, illicit nuclear ambitions and suppression of basic rights at home.

Translations for contingent

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  • контингент, дял, условен, случаен, зависещ, пайBulgarian
  • Kontingent, Anteil, möglichGerman
  • ενδεχόμενοGreek
  • contingenteSpanish
  • مشروطPersian
  • mahdollinen, riippuvainen, ehdollinenFinnish
  • contingent, éventuel, hypothétiqueFrench
  • आकस्मिकHindi
  • 偶然Japanese
  • contingentDutch
  • до́ля, пай, кво́та, континге́нтRussian
  • avhängig, eventuell, oviss, andelSwedish
  • 隊伍Chinese

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