English adjective: incident
|1.||incident falling or striking of light rays on something|
|2.||incident (sometimes followed by `to') minor or casual or subordinate in significance or nature or occurring as a chance concomitant or consequence|
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||omissible, parenthetic, parenthetical, peripheral, secondary|
English noun: incident
|1.||incident (event) a single distinct event|
|Broader (hypernym)||happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent|
|Narrower (hyponym)||cause celebre, contagion, infection, scene, sideshow, transmission|
|2.||incident (state) a public disturbance|
|Samples||The police investigated an incident at the bus station.|
|Broader (hypernym)||commotion, disruption, disturbance, flutter, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, hurly burly, kerfuffle, to-do|