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Meaning of INCIDENTAL

Pronunciation:  `insi'dentl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an item that is incidental
  2. [n]  (frequently plural) an expense not budgeted or not specified; "he requested reimbursement of $7 for incidental expenses"
  3. [adj]  not of prime or central importance; "nonessential to the integral meanings of poetry"- Pubs.MLA
  4. [adj]  (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 incident to a quick change"
  5. [adj]  following as a consequence; "an excessive growth of bureaucracy, with related problems"; "snags incidental to the changeover in management"
 

INCIDENTAL is a 10 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: accompanying, attendant, by(a), bye(a), concomitant, incident, incidental expense, incidental to(p), inessential, minor expense, nonessential, parenthetic, parenthetical, peripheral, related, related to, secondary, side(a), unessential
 
 Antonyms: basic
 
 See Also: expense, item, point

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: accessory, acciaccatura, accident, accidental, accompanying, addendum, addition, additional, adjunct, ado, adrift, adscititious, adventitious, afloat, afoot, aleatory, ancillary, appendage, appoggiatura, appurtenance, appurtenant, arabesque, article, ascititious, aspect, auxiliary, beside the mark, beside the point, beside the question, by-the-way, cadence, cadenza, case, casual, causeless, chance, chancy, circumstantial, collateral, coloratura, conditional, contingency, contingent, count, current, datum, destinal, detail, dicey, division, doing, element, embellishment, eventuating, extra, extraneous, extrinsic, facet, fact, factor, fatal, fatidic, fioritura, flight, flourish, fluky, fortuitous, going on, grace, grace note, haphazard, happening, happenstance, iffy, immaterial, impertinent, in hand, in the wind, inadmissible, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate, incidental note, inconsequent, inconsequential, indeterminate, inessential, insignificant, instance, irrelative, irrelevant, item, lesser, long mordent, matter, mere chance, minor, minor detail, minutia, minutiae, mordent, negligible, nihil ad rem, nonessential, not at issue, not-self, occasional, occurring, odd, off, off the subject, on, on foot, ongoing, ornament, other, out-of-the-way, paltry, parenthetical, particular, part-time, passage, passing, petty, point, pralltriller, prevailing, prevalent, provisional, random, regard, respect, resultant, risky, roulade, run, secondary, serendipitous, side, single mordent, spare, subordinate, subsidiary, superadded, superaddition, superfluous, supervenient, supplement, supplemental, supplementary, taking place, thing, trifling, trivial, turn, uncaused, under way, undetermined, unessential, unexpected, unforeseeable, unforeseen, unimportant, unlooked-for, unplanned, unpredictable
 

 

 

 

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