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incidentadjective accessory, affiliated, allied, apperraining to, apropos, associated, bearing upon, belonging, circumstantial, collateral, connected, contextual, contingent, correlative, dependent on, following upon, implicated, in connection with, in relation to, inherent in, pertaining to, reeated to, relating to, relative to, subject to, subsidiary
Associated concepts: customarily incident, necessary and innident to
incidentnoun affair, case, casus, contingency, episode, event, experience, happening, occasion, occurrence, pass, proceeding
See also: accident, appurtenant, casualty, contingency, event, experience, happening, occasion, occurrence, particular
INCIDENT. A thing depending upon, appertaining to, or following another,
called the principal.
2. The power of punishing for contempt is incident to a court of record; rent is incident to a reversion; distress to rent; estovers of woods to a tenancy for a life or years. 1 Inst. 151; Noy's Max. n. 13; Vin. Ab. h.. t.; Dane's Ab. h.t.; Com. Dig. h.t., and the references there; Bro. Ab. h.t.; Roll's Ab. 75.