incidental

  • 21incidental — ► adjetivo 1 Que sucede en relación con algún asunto, pero sin ser fundamental: ■ la avería fue un hecho incidental porque el concierto se desarrolló sin problemas. 2 MÚSICA Se aplica a la música instrumental o vocal que ha sido compuesta para… …

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  • 22incidental — [[t]ɪ̱nsɪde̱nt(ə)l[/t]] ADJ: oft ADJ to n If one thing is incidental to another, it is less important than the other thing or is not a major part of it. The playing of music proved to be incidental to the main business of the evening... At the… …

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  • 23incidental — adjective 1) incidental details Syn: less important, secondary, subsidiary; minor, peripheral, background, nonessential, inessential, unimportant, insignificant, inconsequential, tangential, extrinsic, extraneous, superfluous …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 24incidental — /ɪnsəˈdɛntl / (say insuh dentl) adjective 1. happening or likely to happen in fortuitous or subordinate conjunction with something else. 2. incurred casually and in addition to the regular or main amount: incidental expenses. –noun 3. something… …

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  • 25incidental — I. adjective Date: 1644 1. a. being likely to ensue as a chance or minor consequence < social obligations incidental to the job > b. minor 1 2. occurring merely by chance or without intention or calculation II. noun Date: 1707 …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 26incidental — incidentalness, n. /in si den tl/, adj. 1. happening or likely to happen in an unplanned or subordinate conjunction with something else. 2. incurred casually and in addition to the regular or main amount: incidental expenses. 3. likely to happen&#8230; …

    Universalium

  • 27incidental — 1. adjective a) Loosely associated; existing as a byproduct, tangent, or accident. That character, though colorful, is incidental to the overall plot. b) Entering or approaching, prior to reflection (more frequently i …

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  • 28incidental — adjective 1》 occurring as a minor accompaniment.     ↘occurring by chance in connection with something else. 2》 (incidental to) liable to happen as a consequence of. noun an incidental detail, expense, event, etc …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 29incidental — adjective 1) incidental details Syn: secondary, subsidiary, minor, peripheral, background, by the by, unimportant, insignificant, tangential 2) an incidental discovery Syn: chance …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 30incidental — in•ci•den•tal [[t]ˌɪn sɪˈdɛn tl[/t]] adj. 1) happening or likely to happen in an unplanned or subordinate conjunction with something else 2) incurred casually and in addition to the regular or main amount: incidental expenses[/ex] 3) something&#8230; …

    From formal English to slang

  • 31incidental — incident, incidental adjectives. Incident has been almost entirely replaced as an adjective by incidental, so that a sentence such as Those in the highest station have their incident cares and troubles now sounds decidedly dated. This freeing of&#8230; …

    Modern English usage

  • 32incidental — Synonyms and related words: accessory, acciaccatura, accident, accidental, accompanying, addendum, addition, additional, adjunct, ado, adrift, adscititious, adventitious, afloat, afoot, aleatory, ancillary, appendage, appoggiatura, appurtenance,&#8230; …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 33incidental — adjetivo accidental, contingente, secundario. ≠ fundamental, básico, esencial. Incidental se dice del suceso que repercute, de manera inesperada, en el transcurso de un asunto. Accidental pone el acento en el carácter inesperado o fortuito de tal …

    Diccionario de sinónimos y antónimos

  • 34incidental to — liable to happen as a consequence of. → incidental …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 35incidental — Depending upon or appertaining to something else as primary; something necessary, appertaining to, or depending upon another which is termed the principal; something incidental to the main purpose. Davis v. Pine Mountain Lumber Co., 273 C.A.2d&#8230; …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 36incidental — Depending upon or appertaining to something else as primary; something necessary, appertaining to, or depending upon another which is termed the principal; something incidental to the main purpose. Davis v. Pine Mountain Lumber Co., 273 C.A.2d&#8230; …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 37incidental — adj. 1 (often foll. by to) a having a minor role in relation to a more important thing, event, etc. b not essential. 2 (foll. by to) liable to happen. 3 (foll. by on, upon) following as a subordinate event. Phrases and idioms: incidental music&#8230; …

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  • 38incidental — in|ci|den|tal Mot Agut Adjectiu invariable …

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  • 39incidentál — adj. m., pl. incidentáli; f. sg. incidentálã, pl. incidentále …

    Romanian orthography

  • 40incidental — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. secondary, minor, subordinate; casual, chance; current. See circumstance. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. subsidiary, as an incident of, concomitant, accidental; see accidental , related 2 , trivial .&#8230; …

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