make incumbent

make incumbent
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  • Incumbent — Open seat redirects here. For the tennis tournament, see Open SEAT. For the ecclesiastical office, see Incumbent (ecclesiastical). The incumbent, in politics, is the existing holder of a political office. This term is usually used in reference to …   Wikipedia

  • incumbent — [[t]ɪnkʌ̱mbənt[/t]] incumbents 1) N COUNT An incumbent is someone who holds an official post at a particular time. [FORMAL] In general, incumbents have a 94 per cent chance of being re elected. ADJ: ADJ n Incumbent is also an adjective. ...the… …   English dictionary

  • hold — v 1. grasp, clutch, clasp, seize, keep fast, gripe; have, palm, retain, Inf. latch onto, clench, clinch; hug, embrace, Brit. Dial. clip; keep, have and hold, harbor; cherish, treasure, fondle, Archaic. bosom. 2. reserve, set aside, put aside, set …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • entail — en·tail 1 /in tāl/ vt [Middle English entaillen, from en , causative prefix + taille restriction on inheritance see tail]: to make (an estate in real property) a fee tail: limit the descent of (real property) by restricting inheritance to… …   Law dictionary

  • tie — Synonyms and related words: Roman collar, Tweedledum and Tweedledee, accent, accent mark, accord, accouple, accumulate, addition, adherence, adhesion, adjunct, affairs, affiliate, affiliation, affinity, agent, agglomeration, agglutinate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • require — Synonyms and related words: affect, appoint, ask, ask for, assess, assume, authorize, be hurting for, be indicated, bind, blackmail, bring, brook no denial, call, call for, challenge, charge, charge for, claim, clamor for, coerce, command, commit …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bind — Synonyms and related words: accept obligation, adjoin, afterthought, agglutinate, agree to, ally, anchor, annoyance, answer for, apply, apprentice, article, associate, attach, band, bandage, bar, be answerable for, be responsible for, be security …   Moby Thesaurus

  • commit — Synonyms and related words: accept obligation, accomplish, accredit, achieve, agree, agree to, allocate, allot, answer for, assign, assure, authorize, be answerable for, be responsible for, be security for, bind, bring about, bring off, bring to… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • oblige — Synonyms and related words: accommodate, aid, assist, avail, benefit, bind, brook no denial, call for, cater to, coddle, coerce, commit, compel, concuss, constrain, contribute, convenience, cosset, demand, dictate, do a favor, do a service, do… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pledge — Synonyms and related words: Bible oath, Greek, accounts payable, accounts receivable, affiliate, agree, amount due, associate, assurance, assure, avouch, avouchment, avow, bad debts, bail, belonger, bib, bill, bills, bind, bond, booze, borrowing …   Moby Thesaurus

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