incidental expense, incidental, minor expense(noun)
(frequently plural) an expense not budgeted or not specified
"he requested reimbursement of $7 for incidental expenses"
an item that is incidental
(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"
not of prime or central importance
"nonessential to the integral meanings of poetry"- Pubs.MLA
attendant, consequent, accompanying, concomitant, incidental, ensuant, resultant, sequent(adj)
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"
She's costing us a lot in incidentals.
Loosely associated; existing as a byproduct, tangent, or accident.
That character, though colorful, is incidental to the overall plot.
Entering or approaching, prior to reflection (more frequently incident).
The numerical value of incidental in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of incidental in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Justice is incidental to law and order.
Very often Chiari is an incidental finding and if they don’t need immediate surgery we caution against it.
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.
We have gotten fewer calls of concern about the Oakland Police Department, we used to get more calls about shootings and just incidental use of force.
It is implausible to the extreme that an automatic, incidental, mechanical activity that largely saw no human contact could rise to the level of genocidal violation.
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