incident
in·ci·dent 1 /'in-sə-dənt, -ˌdənt/ n
1: a distinct occurrence or event
an incident of sexual harassment
2: a subordinate, dependent, or consequential element
the search was a legitimate incident to the arrest
child support and other incident s of divorce
incident 2 adj: having a subordinate or dependent relation to something specified
a search incident to arrest

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

incident
I adjective 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 II noun affair, case, casus, contingency, episode, event, experience, happening, occasion, occurrence, pass, proceeding III index accident (chance occurrence), appurtenant, casualty, contingency, event, experience (encounter), happening, occasion, occurrence, particular

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


incident
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. . 2008.

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