Synonyms for incidental

Synonyms for (noun) incidental

Synonyms: incidental

Definition: an item that is incidental

Similar words: item, point

Definition: a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list

Usage: he noticed an item in the New York Times; she had several items on her shopping list; the main point on the agenda was taken up first

Synonyms: minor expense, incidental, incidental expense

Definition: (frequently plural) an expense not budgeted or not specified

Usage: he requested reimbursement of $7 for incidental expenses

Similar words: expense

Definition: money spent to perform work and usually reimbursed by an employer

Usage: he kept a careful record of his expenses at the meeting

Synonyms for (adj) incidental

Synonyms: resultant, attendant, accompanying, concomitant, consequent, ensuant, sequent, incidental

Definition: following or accompanying as a consequence

Usage: 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

Similar words: subsequent

Definition: following in time or order

Usage: subsequent developments

Synonyms: incidental, nonessential

Definition: not of prime or central importance

Usage: nonessential to the integral meanings of poetry- Pubs.MLA

Similar words: unessential, inessential

Definition: not basic or fundamental

Synonyms: incident, incidental

Definition: (sometimes followed by `to') minor or casual or subordinate in significance or nature or occurring as a chance concomitant or consequence

Usage: 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

Similar words: omissible

Definition: capable of being left out

Similar words: parenthetic, parenthetical

Definition: qualifying or explaining; placed or as if placed in parentheses

Usage: parenthetical remarks

Similar words: peripheral

Definition: related to the key issue but not of central importance

Usage: a peripheral interest; energy is far from a peripheral issue in the economy; peripheral issues

Similar words: secondary

Definition: depending on or incidental to what is original or primary

Usage: a secondary infection

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