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Synonyms for contingent

Synonyms for (noun) contingent

Synonyms: contingent Definition: a gathering of persons representative of some larger group Usage: each nation sent a contingent of athletes to the Olympics

Similar words: gathering, assemblage Definition: a group of persons together in one place

Synonyms: contingent, detail Definition: a temporary military unit Usage: the peacekeeping force includes one British contingent

Similar words: military force, military group, military unit, force Definition: a unit that is part of some military service Usage: he sent Caesar a force of six thousand men

Synonyms for (adjective) contingent

Synonyms: contingent Definition: uncertain because of uncontrollable circumstances Usage: the results of confession were not contingent, they were certain- George Eliot

Similar words: uncertain Definition: not certain to occur; not inevitable Usage: everything is uncertain about the army; the issue is uncertain

Synonyms: dependant on, dependant upon, dependent on, dependent upon, depending on, contingent, contingent on, contingent upon Definition: determined by conditions or circumstances that follow Usage: arms sales contingent on the approval of congress

Similar words: conditional Definition: imposing or depending on or containing a condition Usage: conditional acceptance of the terms; lent conditional support; the conditional sale will not be complete until the full purchase price is paid

Synonyms: contingent Definition: possible but not certain to occur Usage: they had to plan for contingent expenses

Similar words: possible Definition: capable of happening or existing Usage: a breakthrough may be possible next year; anything is possible; warned of possible consequences