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    incidental - Dictionary definition and meaning for word incidental

    Definition
    (noun) (frequently plural) an expense not budgeted or not specified
    Example Sentence
    • he requested reimbursement of $7 for incidental expenses
    Definition
    (noun) an item that is incidental Definition
    (adj) (sometimes followed by `to') minor or casual or subordinate in significance or nature or occurring as a chance concomitant or consequence
    Synonyms : incident
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adj) not of prime or central importance
    Synonyms : nonessential
    Example Sentence
    • nonessential to the integral meanings of poetry
    Definition
    (adj) following or accompanying as a consequence
    Example Sentence
    • 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
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for incidental

"dental" is considered minor to other branches of medical..

accident(Major injury) incidental(Minor)

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