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

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. incidental

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

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

Princeton's WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  1. incidentaladjective

    Synonyms:
    accidental, casual, fortuitous, contingent

  2. incidentaladjective

    Synonyms:
    occasional, adventitious, extraneous, non-essential

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. incidentaladjective

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

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How to use incidental in a sentence?

  1. Adam Schiff:

    If we are listening to two foreign spies, for example, talking to each other on foreign soil or two representatives of a foreign government, and they mention a US person -- that is incidental collection.

  2. Sorel Vorster:

    The main concern about this condition is we want to warn patients that they shouldn’t go for surgery just because they have a report from the radiologist that states Chiari because it doesn’t always require treatment, very often Chiari is an incidental finding and if they don’t need immediate surgery we caution against it.

  3. Adam Schiff:

    After much consideration, and in light of the Chairman's admission that he met with his source of information at the White House, I believe that the Chairman should recuse himself from any further involvement in the Russia investigation, as well as any involvement in oversight of matters pertaining to any incidental collection of the Trump transition, as he was also a key member of the transition team.

  4. Sorel Vorster:

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

  5. J. Edgar Hoover:

    Justice is incidental to law and order.


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