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Meaning of word incidental from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

incidental   noun

Meaning : (frequently plural) an expense not budgeted or not specified.

Example : He requested reimbursement of $7 for incidental expenses.

Synonyms : incidental expense, minor expense

Meaning : An item that is incidental.

incidental   adjective

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

Example : 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 : incident

Pertaining to or constituting a base or basis.

A basic fact.
The basic ingredients.
Basic changes in public opinion occur because of changes in priorities.

Meaning : Not of prime or central importance.

Example : Nonessential to the integral meanings of poetry.
The character's motives remain accidental to the plot.

Synonyms : accidental, nonessential

Meaning : Occurring with or following as a consequence.

Example : 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.
Collateral target damage from a bombing run.

Synonyms : accompanying, attendant, collateral, concomitant, consequent, ensuant, resultant, sequent


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