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