Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun incident

2 senses of incident

Sense 1
incident -- (a single distinct event)
       => happening, occurrence, occurrent, natural event -- (an event that happens)

Sense 2
incident -- (a public disturbance; "the police investigated an incident at the bus station")
       => disturbance, disruption, commotion, flutter, hurly burly, to-do, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, kerfuffle -- (a disorderly outburst or tumult; "they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused")

Antonyms of adj incident

1 of 2 senses of incident

Sense 2
incidental (vs. basic), 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")


Similarity of adj incident

2 senses of incident

Sense 1
incident -- (falling or striking of light rays on something; "incident light")

Sense 2
incidental (vs. basic), 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")
       => omissible -- (capable of being left out)
       => parenthetic, parenthetical -- (qualifying or explaining; placed or as if placed in parentheses; "parenthetical remarks")
       => peripheral -- (related to the key issue but not of central importance; "a peripheral interest"; "energy is far from a peripheral issue in the economy"; "peripheral issues")
       => secondary -- (depending on or incidental to what is original or primary; "a secondary infection")

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