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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Incumbent(0.01065 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Incumbent.
English → English (WordNet)
adj 1: lying or leaning on something else; “an incumbent geological
2: currently holding an office; “the incumbent governor”
n : the official who holds an office [syn: officeholder]
English → English (gcide)
Incumbent \In*cum"bent\, a. [L. incumbens, -entis, p. pr. of
incumbere to lie down upon, press upon; pref. in- in, on +
cumbere (in comp.); akin to cubare to lie down. See
1. Lying; resting; reclining; recumbent; superimposed;
Two incumbent figures, gracefully leaning upon it.
To move the incumbent load they try. --Addison.
2. Lying, resting, or imposed, as a duty or obligation;
obligatory; always with on or upon.
All men, truly zealous, will perform those good
works that are incumbent on all Christians. --Sprat.
3. (Bot.) Leaning or resting; -- said of anthers when lying
on the inner side of the filament, or of cotyledons when
the radicle lies against the back of one of them. --Gray.
4. (Zo["o]l.) Bent downwards so that the ends touch, or rest
on, something else; as, the incumbent toe of a bird.
Incumbent \In*cum"bent\, n.
A person who is in present possession of a benefice or of any
The incumbent lieth at the mercy of his patron.