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Synonyms for incumbent
ɪnˈkʌm bəntin·cum·bent

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. incumbent

    Synonyms:
    pressing, binding, coercive, indispensable, urgent, devolvent, obligatory

    Antonyms:
    optional, discretional

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. incumbent, officeholderadjective

    the official who holds an office

    Synonyms:
    officeholder, officer

    Antonyms:
    unneeded, noncurrent, subjacent, unnecessary

  2. incumbentadjective

    lying or leaning on something else

    "an incumbent geological formation"

    Antonyms:
    unneeded, unnecessary, subjacent, noncurrent

  3. incumbentadjective

    necessary (for someone) as a duty or responsibility; morally binding

    "it is incumbent on them to pay their own debts"

    Antonyms:
    noncurrent, unnecessary, subjacent, unneeded

  4. incumbentadjective

    currently holding an office

    "the incumbent governor"

    Antonyms:
    unnecessary, subjacent, noncurrent, unneeded

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. incumbentadjective

    Synonyms:
    obligatory, devolving

  2. incumbentnoun

    Synonyms:
    holder (of a benefice, &c.)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. incumbentadjective

    Synonyms:
    obligatory, imposed, binding

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How to use incumbent in a sentence?

  1. Tom Forte:

    The incumbent has the advantage of scale, and even in a situation where you have kind of a polarizing figure like Musk take over Twitter, people are realizing that the newer platforms are not nearly as effective from a one-to-many, getting your message out there.

  2. Jake Borelli:

    I felt this was a calling for me as a doctor, and I guarantee you, a lot of doctors and nurses felt the same way -- that we have to be there for our people, it's incumbent upon me to be a voice of reason and science and reassurance to everybody that I can get access to.

  3. Glenn Davis:

    WeWork is pushing the outer bounds of what's acceptable for a public company, the IPO filing indicates that the objective is to preserve incumbent control indefinitely.

  4. Matt Schlapp:

    In Texas what's really interesting is there's a lot of primaries. And we're letting the incumbent and the primary opponents speak because we're not cancel culture. We actually let people talk. And that's how Republicans do things.

  5. Amanda Sherman Baity:

    Ron Johnson is, without a doubt, the most vulnerable Republican incumbent on the map.


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