Synonyms of incumbent


1. incumbent, officeholder, official, functionary, holder

usage: the official who holds an office


1. incumbent, superjacent (vs. subjacent)

usage: lying or leaning on something else; "an incumbent geological formation"

2. incumbent, necessary (vs. unnecessary)

usage: necessary (for someone) as a duty or responsibility; morally binding; "it is incumbent on them to pay their own debts"

3. incumbent, current (vs. noncurrent)

usage: currently holding an office; "the incumbent governor"

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Definition and meaning of incumbent (Dictionary)