Synonyms for incumbent
- 1. incumbent, officeholder, official, functionary, holder
- usage: the official who holds an office
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- 1. incumbent, superjacent (vs. subjacent)
- usage: lying or leaning on something else; "an incumbent geological formation"
- 2. incumbent, necessary (vs. unnecessary)
- usage: necessary (for someone) as a duty or responsibility; morally binding; "it is incumbent on them to pay their own debts"
- 3. incumbent, current (vs. noncurrent)
- usage: currently holding an office; "the incumbent governor"