Definition of INCUMBENT

noun : INCUMBENT

Source: WordNet 3.1

Adjective : INCUMBENT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) lying or leaning on something else; "an incumbent geological formation" ;

  • 2. (

    ) necessary (for someone) as a duty or responsibility; morally binding; "it is incumbent on them to pay their own debts" ;

  • 3. (

    ) currently holding an office; "the incumbent governor" ;


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