Synonyms and Antonyms of incumbent

  1. forcing one's compliance or participation by or as if by law <it is incumbent upon you to attend every staff meeting> Synonyms compulsory, forced, imperative, mandatory, involuntary, necessary, nonelective, obligatory, peremptory, requiredRelated Words all-important, essential, indispensable, needed, requisite; insistent, persistent, pressing, urgent; demanded, enforced; coerciveNear Antonyms chosen, discretionary; dispensable, unnecessary, unneeded, unwanted; inconsequential, insignificant, nonessential, unimportantAntonyms elective, optional, voluntary

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