Definitions For Incumbent


  • The official who holds an office
  • A person who holds a particular office or position


  • Currently holding an office
  • Necessary (for someone) as a duty or responsibility; morally binding
  • Lying or leaning on something else

Is Incumbents a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Incumbent is worth 16 points in Scrabble and 22 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Incumbent in a Sentence

  • Voters will have the chance to see the incumbent and her opponent in a series of three debates.
  • Incumbents often have an advantage in elections.
  • It is incumbent upon you to attend every staff meeting

Synonyms for Incumbent

Antonyms for Incumbents

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