adjective. ['ˌɪnˈkʌmbənt'] necessary (for someone) as a duty or responsibility; morally binding.
Words that Rhyme with Incumbent
Example sentences of the word incumbent
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 containing the word incumbent
1. Where there is no hope, it is incumbent on us to invent it.
- Albert Camus
noun. ['ˌɪnˈkʌmbənt'] the official who holds an office.
adjective. ['ˌɪnˈkʌmbənt'] currently holding an office.
adjective. ['ˌɪnˈkʌmbənt'] lying or leaning on something else.