incidental


incidental
in·ci·den·tal /ˌin-sə-'dent-əl/ adj
1: subordinate or secondary in importance or position
incidental benefits
3: occurring by chance or in isolation
incidental use of a person's image
in·ci·den·tal·ly adv

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

incidental
I adjective accessory, accidental, accompanying, added, additional, allied, associated, attendant, extrinsic, forte oblatus, minor, not vital, parenthetic, secondary, subordinate, subsidiary, supervenient, supplemental, supplementary associated concepts: incidental authority, incidental benefits, incidental consequence, incidental damages, incidental expenses, incidental jurisdiction, incidental power, incidental relief, incidental to employment, incidental use, incidental work II index appurtenance, casual, circumstantial, collateral (immaterial), extraneous, extrinsic, impertinent (irrelevant), inapposite, nonessential, particular, random, subject (conditional), supplementary, tangential, unessential

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


incidental
adj.
Accompanying something else, usually in a subordinate way; occurring in connection with something else by chance or as a consequence.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


incidental
Contingent upon or pertaining to something that is more important; that which is necessary, appertaining to, or depending upon another known as the principal.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


incidental
Contingent upon or pertaining to something that is more important; that which is necessary, appertaining to, or depending upon another known as the principal.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • incidental — in‧ci‧den‧tal [ˌɪnsˈdentl◂] 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


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