in·ci·dent 1 /'in-sə-dənt, -ˌdənt/ n1: a distinct occurrence or eventan incident of sexual harassment2: a subordinate, dependent, or consequential elementthe search was a legitimate incident to the arrestchild support and other incident s of divorceincident 2 adj: having a subordinate or dependent relation to something specifieda search incident to arrest
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
accessory, affiliated, allied, appertaining to, apropos, associated, bearing upon, belonging, circumstantial, collateral, connected, contextual, contingent, correlative, dependent on, following upon, implicated, in connection with, in relation to, inherent in, pertaining to, related to, relating to, relative to, subject to, subsidiary
associated concepts: customarily incident, necessary and incident to
affair, case, casus, contingency, episode, event, experience, happening, occasion, occurrence, pass, proceeding
accident (chance occurrence), appurtenant, casualty, contingency, event, experience (encounter), happening, occasion, occurrence, particular
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
n.(1) An event.(2) Something that is inseparably connected with something else.adj.Attached to something in a subordinate way; dependent on something.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.