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Synonyms for contingentkənˈtɪn dʒənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contingent(noun)

    a gathering of persons representative of some larger group

    "each nation sent a contingent of athletes to the Olympics"

    Synonyms:
    detail

    Antonyms:
    certain, unconditional, unconditioned, sure, impossible

  2. contingent, detail(adj)

    a temporary military unit

    "the peacekeeping force includes one British contingent"

    Synonyms:
    detail, contingent, particular, item, point

    Antonyms:
    unconditioned, certain, sure, impossible, unconditional

  3. contingent(adj)

    possible but not certain to occur

    "they had to plan for contingent expenses"

    Synonyms:
    dependent upon(p), contingent upon(p), dependant upon(p), dependent on(p), dependant on(p), depending on(p), contingent on(p)

    Antonyms:
    unconditional, unconditioned, certain, impossible, sure

  4. contingent, contingent on(p), contingent upon(p), dependent on(p), dependant on(p), dependent upon(p), dependant upon(p), depending on(p)(adj)

    determined by conditions or circumstances that follow

    "arms sales contingent on the approval of congress"

    Antonyms:
    certain, unconditioned, sure, unconditional, impossible

  5. contingent(adj)

    uncertain because of uncontrollable circumstances

    "the results of confession were not contingent, they were certain"- George Eliot

    Synonyms:
    dependent upon(p), contingent upon(p), dependant upon(p), dependent on(p), dependant on(p), depending on(p), contingent on(p)

    Antonyms:
    sure, unconditioned, impossible, certain, unconditional

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. contingent(a.)

    Synonyms:
    accidental, fortuitous, incidental, casual, happening by chance

  2. contingent(a.)

    Synonyms:
    conditional, uncertain, dependent on circumstances

  3. contingent(n.)

    Synonyms:
    quota, proportion, share, proportional part


Translations for contingent

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • случаен, контингент, дял, пай, зависещ, условенBulgarian
  • möglich, Kontingent, AnteilGerman
  • ενδεχόμενοGreek
  • riippuvainen, ehdollinen, mahdollinenFinnish
  • hypothétique, contingent, éventuelFrench
  • आकस्मिकHindi
  • 偶然Japanese
  • contingentDutch
  • пай, до́ля, кво́та, континге́нтRussian
  • oviss, andel, avhängig, eventuellSwedish

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