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Synonyms for incidental
ˌɪn sɪˈdɛn tlin·ci·den·tal

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. incidental

    Synonyms:
    casual, occasional, appertinent, concomitant, concurrent, accidental, fortuitous

    Antonyms:
    systematic, regular, independent, disconnected, irrelative, essential, immanent, inherent, uniform, invariable

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. incidental expense, incidental, minor expensenoun

    (frequently plural) an expense not budgeted or not specified

    "he requested reimbursement of $7 for incidental expenses"

    Synonyms:
    incidental expense, minor expense

    Antonyms:
    elemental, radical, primary, antecedent, fundamental, basal, essential, base, elementary, underlying, grassroots, rudimentary, basic

  2. incidentaladjective

    an item that is incidental

    Synonyms:
    incidental expense, minor expense

    Antonyms:
    base, rudimentary, essential, basal, grassroots, underlying, fundamental, elementary, elemental, primary, radical, basic, antecedent

  3. incidental, incidentadjective

    (sometimes followed by `to') minor or casual or subordinate in significance or nature or occurring as a chance concomitant or consequence

    "incidental expenses"; "the road will bring other incidental advantages"; "extra duties incidental to the job"; "labor problems incidental to a rapid expansion"; "confusion incidental to a quick change"

    Synonyms:
    accompanying, ensuant, sequent, incident, consequent, resultant, attendant, nonessential, concomitant

    Antonyms:
    basal, elemental, antecedent, base, primary, essential, radical, elementary, grassroots, fundamental, underlying, basic, rudimentary

  4. incidental, nonessentialadjective

    not of prime or central importance

    "nonessential to the integral meanings of poetry"- Pubs.MLA

    Synonyms:
    accompanying, ensuant, sequent, incident, consequent, resultant, attendant, nonessential, concomitant

    Antonyms:
    rudimentary, radical, elementary, elemental, grassroots, fundamental, antecedent, primary, underlying, basal, basic, base, essential

  5. attendant, consequent, accompanying, concomitant, incidental, ensuant, resultant, sequentadjective

    following or accompanying as a consequence

    "an excessive growth of bureaucracy, with attendant problems"; "snags incidental to the changeover in management"; "attendant circumstances"; "the period of tension and consequent need for military preparedness"; "the ensuant response to his appeal"; "the resultant savings were considerable"

    Synonyms:
    accompanying, ensuant, consecutive, sequent, incident, consequent, attendant, resultant, nonessential, serial, successive, concomitant, sequential

    Antonyms:
    elemental, essential, base, antecedent, fundamental, radical, rudimentary, underlying, elementary, basal, primary, grassroots, basic

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. incidentaladjective

    Synonyms:
    accidental, casual, fortuitous, contingent

  2. incidentaladjective

    Synonyms:
    occasional, adventitious, extraneous, non-essential

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. incidentaladjective

    Synonyms:
    casual, accidental, oontingent, fortuitous, subordinate, collateral, accessory

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How to use incidental in a sentence?

  1. Oscar W. Firkins:

    Humor is not a postscript or an incidental afterthought it is a serious and weighty part of the world's economy. One feels increasingly the height of the faculty in which it arises, the nobility of things associated with it, and the greatness of services it renders.

  2. J. Edgar Hoover:

    Justice is incidental to law and order.

  3. Peace Pilgrim:

    Make food a very incidental part of your life by filling your life so full of meaningful things that you'll hardly have time to think about food.

  4. Sorel Vorster:

    Very often Chiari is an incidental finding and if they don’t need immediate surgery we caution against it.

  5. Cyril Almeida:

    The state is awkwardly trying to reassert its primacy, but generations now of Pakistanis have been raised with the belief that their version of religion trumps everything else, the blasphemy law is almost incidental to the larger trend of a radicalized society that has slipped out of the control of a weak state.


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