1. incumbent

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈkʌmbənt'] necessary (for someone) as a duty or responsibility; morally binding.


  • unauthorized

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Rhymes with Incumbent

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

How do you pronounce incumbent?

Pronounce incumbent as ˌɪnˈkəmbənt.

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Sentences with incumbent

1. Adjective
It is incumbent upon you to prove that the other parent shouldn't have access to the child.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The incumbent in the job is highly educated and has held several different jobs in banking.

Quotes about incumbent

1. Where there is no hope, it is incumbent on us to invent it.
- Albert Camus

2. incumbent

noun. ['ˌɪnˈkʌmbənt'] the official who holds an office.


  • holder
  • officeholder
  • official
  • office-bearer


  • unconfirmed
  • old
  • nonmodern
  • dispensable

3. incumbent

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈkʌmbənt'] currently holding an office.


  • unofficial

4. incumbent

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈkʌmbənt'] lying or leaning on something else.


  • unestablished