Definitions for incidentalˌɪn sɪˈdɛn tl

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word incidental

Princeton's WordNet

  1. incidental expense, incidental, minor expense(noun)

    (frequently plural) an expense not budgeted or not specified

    "he requested reimbursement of $7 for incidental expenses"

  2. incidental(adj)

    an item that is incidental

  3. incidental, incident(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 incidental to a quick change"

  4. incidental, nonessential(adj)

    not of prime or central importance

    "nonessential to the integral meanings of poetry"- Pubs.MLA

  5. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. incidental(Noun)

    Incidental expense.

    She's costing us a lot in incidentals.

  2. incidental(Adjective)

    Loosely associated; existing as a byproduct, tangent, or accident.

    That character, though colorful, is incidental to the overall plot.

  3. incidental(Adjective)

    Entering or approaching, prior to reflection (more frequently incident).

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of incidental in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of incidental in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. J. Edgar Hoover:

    Justice is incidental to law and order.

  2. Sorel Vorster:

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

  3. Cyril Almeida:

    The blasphemy law is almost incidental to the larger trend of a radicalized society that has slipped out of the control of a weak state.

  4. Peace Pilgrim:

    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.

  5. Michael Haddad:

    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.

Images & Illustrations of incidental


Translations for incidental

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for incidental »

Translation

Find a translation for the incidental definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these incidental definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"incidental." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2016. Web. 9 Dec. 2016. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/incidental>.

Are we missing a good definition for incidental? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for incidental:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.