Thesaurus

incumbent

adjective

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 of incumbent compulsory, forced, imperative, mandatory, involuntary, necessary, nonelective, obligatory, peremptory, requiredWords Related to incumbent all-important, essential, indispensable, needed, requisite; insistent, persistent, pressing, urgent; demanded, enforced; coerciveNear Antonyms of incumbent chosen, discretionary; dispensable, unnecessary, unneeded, unwanted; inconsequential, insignificant, nonessential, unimportantAntonyms of incumbent elective, optional, voluntary



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up incumbent? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to provide what is needed to exist

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!