Textual thesaurus for "incidental"

(adj) resultant, attendant, accompanying, concomitant, consequent, ensuant, sequent

following or accompanying as a consequence

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

(adj) nonessential

not of prime or central importance

nonessential to the integral meanings of poetry- Pubs.MLA

(adj) incident

(sometimes followed by `to') minor or casual or subordinate in significance or nature or occurring as a chance concomitant or consequence

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

(noun) minor expense, incidental expense

(frequently plural) an expense not budgeted or not specified

he requested reimbursement of $7 for incidental expenses