Definition of Incumbent

Incumbent a. means: 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.

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Incumbent a. means: 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.

Meaning of Incumbent

Incumbent (a.) means: 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.

More meanings / definitions of Incumbent or words, sentences containing Incumbent?

Incumbent (a.): Bent downwards so that the ends touch, or rest on, something else; as, the incumbent toe of a bird.

Incumbently (adv.): In an incumbent manner; so as to be incumbent.

Insistent (a.): See Incumbent.

Void (a.): Having no incumbent; unoccupied; -- said of offices and the like.

Vicar (n.): The incumbent of an appropriated benefice.

Incumbency (n.): The state of being incumbent; a lying or resting on something.

Residence (n.): The residing of an incumbent on his benefice; -- opposed to nonresidence.

Voidance (n.): The state of being void; vacancy, as of a benefice which is without an incumbent.

Incumbent (n.): A person who is in present possession of a benefice or of any office.

Incumbency (n.): That which is physically incumbent; that which lies as a burden; a weight.

Incumbent (a.): Lying; resting; reclining; recumbent; superimposed; superincumbent.

Incumbent (a.): Lying, resting, or imposed, as a duty or obligation; obligatory; always with on or upon.

Spoliation (v. t.): The act of an incumbent in taking the fruits of his benefice without right, but under a pretended title.

Notorhizal (a.): Having the radicle of the embryo lying against the back of one of the cotyledons; incumbent.

Incumbency (n.): That which is morally incumbent, or is imposed, as a rule, a duty, obligation, or responsibility.

Dilapidation (n.): Ecclesiastical waste; impairing of church property by an incumbent, through neglect or by intention.

Incumbent (a.): 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.

Procuration (n.): A sum of money paid formerly to the bishop or archdeacon, now to the ecclesiastical commissioners, by an incumbent, as a commutation for entertainment at the time of visitation; -- called also proxy.

Creep (n.): A slow rising of the floor of a gallery, occasioned by the pressure of incumbent strata upon the pillars or sides; a gradual movement of mining ground.

Crush (v. t.): To overwhelm by pressure or weight; to beat or force down, as by an incumbent weight.

Parson (n.): A person who represents a parish in its ecclesiastical and corporate capacities; hence, the rector or incumbent of a parochial church, who has full possession of all the rights thereof, with the cure of souls.

Parsonage (n.): The glebe and house, or the house only, owned by a parish or ecclesiastical society, and appropriated to the maintenance or use of the incumbent or settled pastor.

Fill (a.): To supply with an incumbent; as, to fill an office or a vacancy.

Vacant (a.): Not filled or occupied by an incumbent, possessor, or officer; as, a vacant throne; a vacant parish.

Avoidance (n.): The act of becoming vacant, or the state of being vacant; -- specifically used for the state of a benefice becoming void by the death, deprivation, or resignation of the incumbent.

Prop (v.): That which sustains an incumbent weight; that on which anything rests or leans for support; a support; a stay; as, a prop for a building.

Fill (a.): To possess and perform the duties of; to officiate in, as an incumbent; to occupy; to hold; as, a king fills a throne; the president fills the office of chief magistrate; the speaker of the House fills the chair.

Seguestration (n.): A kind of execution for a rent, as in the case of a beneficed clerk, of the profits of a benefice, till he shall have satisfied some debt established by decree; the gathering up of the fruits of a benefice during a vacancy, for the use of the next incumbent; the disposing of the goods, by the ordinary, of one who is dead, whose estate no man will meddle with.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Incumbent

Meaning of Incumbent

Incumbent means: Bent downwards so that the ends touch, or rest on, something else; as, the incumbent toe of a bird.

Meaning of Incumbently

Incumbently means: In an incumbent manner; so as to be incumbent.

Meaning of Insistent

Insistent means: See Incumbent.

Meaning of Void

Void means: Having no incumbent; unoccupied; -- said of offices and the like.

Meaning of Vicar

Vicar means: The incumbent of an appropriated benefice.

Meaning of Incumbency

Incumbency means: The state of being incumbent; a lying or resting on something.

Meaning of Residence

Residence means: The residing of an incumbent on his benefice; -- opposed to nonresidence.

Meaning of Voidance

Voidance means: The state of being void; vacancy, as of a benefice which is without an incumbent.

Meaning of Incumbent

Incumbent means: A person who is in present possession of a benefice or of any office.

Meaning of Incumbency

Incumbency means: That which is physically incumbent; that which lies as a burden; a weight.

Meaning of Incumbent

Incumbent means: Lying; resting; reclining; recumbent; superimposed; superincumbent.

Meaning of Incumbent

Incumbent means: Lying, resting, or imposed, as a duty or obligation; obligatory; always with on or upon.

Meaning of Spoliation

Spoliation means: The act of an incumbent in taking the fruits of his benefice without right, but under a pretended title.

Meaning of Notorhizal

Notorhizal means: Having the radicle of the embryo lying against the back of one of the cotyledons; incumbent.

Meaning of Incumbency

Incumbency means: That which is morally incumbent, or is imposed, as a rule, a duty, obligation, or responsibility.

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