HyperDic: incidentally

English > 2 senses of the word incidentally:
ADVERBallincidentally, by the way, by the bye, aproposintroducing a different topic
allincidentally, accidentallyof a minor or subordinate nature
incidentally > pronunciation
Soundsih.nsihdeh'ntahliy; ih.nsihdeh'ntliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > incidentally: 2 senses > adverb 1
Meaningintroducing a different topic; in point of fact.
Example"incidentally, I won't go to the party"
Synonymsby the way, by the bye, apropos
Spanisha propósito, de paso, por cierto
Catalana propòsit, per cert
English > incidentally: 2 senses > adverb 2
MeaningOf a minor or subordinate nature.
Example"these magnificent achievements were only incidentally influenced by Oriental models"
Synonymaccidentally
Adjectivesincidental(sometimes followed by 'to') minor or casual or subordinate in significance or nature or occurring as a chance concomitant or consequence

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