Incidental



[in-si-den-tl] /ˌɪn sɪˈdɛn tl/

adjective
1.
happening or likely to happen in an unplanned or subordinate conjunction with something else.
2.
incurred casually and in addition to the regular or main amount:
incidental expenses.
3.
likely to happen or naturally appertaining (usually followed by to).
noun
4.
something incidental, as a circumstance.
5.
incidentals, minor expenses.
/ˌɪnsɪˈdɛntəl/
adjective
1.
happening in connection with or resulting from something more important; casual or fortuitous
2.
(postpositive) foll by to. found in connection (with); related (to)
3.
(postpositive) foll by upon. caused (by)
4.
occasional or minor: incidental expenses
noun
5.
(often pl) an incidental or minor expense, event, or action
adj.

“casual, occasional,” 1610s, from Medieval Latin incidentalis, from incidens (see incident (n.)). Incidentals (n.) “‘occasional’ expenses, etc.,” is attested by 1707.

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