- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)II(Roget's IV) modif. accidental .III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.casual, accidental, chance, random, odd, *fluky, coincidental, secondary, minor, subordinate, unimportant, insignificant, negligible.ANT.: main, central, basicIV(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Not part of the real or essential nature of a thing: adscititious, adventitious, supervenient. See SURFACE.
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incidental — in·ci·den·tal /ˌin sə dent əl/ adj 1: subordinate or secondary in importance or position incidental benefits 2: incident 3: occurring by chance or in isolation incidental use of a person s … Law dictionary
incidental — in‧ci‧den‧tal [ˌɪnsˈdentl◂] adjective incidental costs/expenses etc ACCOUNTING small amounts of money which are spent at various times as part of a larger bill: • The Law Centre has to meet the incidental expenses of the committee, such as… … Financial and business terms
Incidental — In ci*den tal, a. Happening, as an occasional event, without regularity; coming without design; casual; accidental; hence, not of prime concern; subordinate; collateral; as, an incidental conversation; an incidental occurrence; incidental… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
incidental — INCIDENTÁL, Ă, incidentali, e, adj. (Adesea adverbial) Care intervine întâmplător; accidental. – Din fr. incidentel. Trimis de valeriu, 21.07.2003. Sursa: DEX 98 INCIDENTÁL adj. 1. v. întâmplător. 2. v. neprevăzut. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007 … Dicționar Român
incidental — [in΄sə dent′ l] adj. [ML incidentalis] 1. a) happening as a result of or in connection with something more important; casual [incidental benefits] b) likely to happen as a result or concomitant: with to [troubles incidental to divorce] 2.… … English World dictionary
Incidental — In ci*den tal, n. An incident; that which is incidental; esp., in the plural, an aggregate of subordinate or incidental items not particularized; as, the expense of tuition and incidentals. Pope. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
incidental — ► ADJECTIVE 1) occurring as a minor accompaniment or by chance in connection with something else. 2) (incidental to) liable to happen as a consequence of. ► NOUN ▪ an incidental detail, expense, etc … English terms dictionary
incidental — (adj.) casual, occasional, 1610s, from M.L. incidentalis, from incidens (see INCIDENT (Cf. incident) (n.)). Incidentals (n.) occasional expenses, etc., is attested by 1707 … Etymology dictionary
incidental — adj. 2 g. Que sobrevém por incidente … Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa
incidental — *accidental, casual, fortuitous, contingent, adventitious Analogous words: *subordinate, secondary, collateral: associated, related, linked, connected (see JOIN) Antonyms: essential (sense 2) Contrasted words: fundamental, cardinal, vital (see… … New Dictionary of Synonyms
incidental — [adj] related; minor accidental, accompanying, adventitious, ancillary, attendant, by the way*, casual, chance, circumstantial, coincidental, concomitant, concurrent, contingent, contributing, contributory, fluke*, fortuitous, irregular,… … New thesaurus