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in·ci·den·tal·ly

 (ĭn′sĭ-dĕn′tl-ē)
adv.
1. As a minor or subordinate matter: by profession a lawyer and incidentally a musician.
2. (also -dĕnt′lē) Apart from the main subject; parenthetically.

incidentally

(ˌɪnsɪˈdɛntəlɪ)
adv
1. as a subordinate or chance occurrence
2. (sentence modifier) by the way

in•ci•den•tal•ly

(ˌɪn sɪˈdɛn tl i or, for 1, -ˈdɛnt li)

adv.
1. apart or aside from the main subject; parenthetically.
2. by chance.
[1655–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.incidentally - introducing a different topic; in point of fact; "incidentally, I won't go to the party"
2.incidentally - of a minor or subordinate nature; "these magnificent achievements were only incidentally influenced by Oriental models"

incidentally

adverb
1. by the way, in passing, en passant, parenthetically, by the bye The tower, incidentally, dates from the twelfth century.
2. accidentally, casually, by chance, coincidentally, fortuitously, by happenstance In her denunciation, she incidentally shed some light on another mystery.
Translations
بالمُناسَبَه، بِهذه المُناسَبَه
mimochodem
for resten
mellékesenmellesleg
meîal annarra orîa
mimogrede
aklıma gelmişkenŞeyy!

incidentally

[ˌɪnsɪˈdentəlɪ] ADV
1. (= by the way) → a propósito, por cierto
he spoke no English incidentallypor cierto or a propósito, no hablaba inglés
2. (= in a minor way) → incidentalmente
3. (= accidentally, fortuitously) → por casualidad, de forma casual

incidentally

[ˌɪnsɪˈdɛntəli] adv (= by the way) → à proposincidental music n (on TV, radio)musique f de fond; (for film)musique f de filmincident room n (POLICE)salle f des opérations

incidentally

adv
(= by the way)übrigens
(= casually) to mention something incidentallyetw beiläufig erwähnen
(= secondarily) it’s only incidentally importantdas ist nur von nebensächlicher Bedeutung

incidentally

[ˌɪnsɪˈdɛntlɪ] adv (by the way) → fra parentesi, tra l'altro, per inciso
the system prevents heat loss and incidentally saves you money → il sistema impedisce perdite di calore e tra l'altro fa risparmiare
incidentally, I saw your sister yesterday → fra parentesi, ho visto tua sorella ieri

incident

(ˈinsidənt) noun
an event or happening. There was a strange incident in the supermarket today.
ˌinciˈdental (-ˈden-) adjective
1. occurring etc by chance in connection with something else. an incidental remark.
2. accompanying (something) but not forming part of it. He wrote the incidental music for the play.
ˌinciˈdentally (-ˈden-) adverb
by the way. Incidentally, where were you last night?
References in classic literature ?
Incidentally the professor will gather in any other antiques of more or less value, if he can find any, and he hopes, even if he doesn't find the idol, to get enough historical material for half a dozen books, to say nothing of magazine articles.
The bloody and inhuman scene rather incidentally mentioned than described in the preceding chapter, is conspicuous in the pages of colonial history by the merited title of "The Massacre of William Henry.
As I walked away, I was full of thoughtfulness; what had been incidentally revealed to me of Captain Ahab, filled me with a certain wild vagueness of painfulness concerning him.
Gurry, so called, is a term properly belonging to right whalemen, but sometimes incidentally used by the sperm fishermen.
On the other hand, if wage slavery were abolished, and I could earn some spare money without paying tribute to an exploiting capitalist, then there would be a magazine for the purpose of interpreting and popularizing the gospel of Friedrich Nietzsche, the prophet of Evolution, and also of Horace Fletcher, the inventor of the noble science of clean eating; and incidentally, perhaps, for the discouraging of long skirts, and the scientific breeding of men and women, and the establishing of divorce by mutual consent.
As I did not even know where Miss Betsey lived, I wrote a long letter to Peggotty, and asked her, incidentally, if she remembered; pretending that I had heard of such a lady living at a certain place I named at random, and had a curiosity to know if it were the same.
All in a moment, with nothing to lead up to it, my sister would stop herself in a yawn, and catching sight of me as it were incidentally, would swoop upon me with, "Come
No; but you married--only incidentally, of course--my father's fortune.
Few kings, if any, had ever given so rich a wedding present; and certainly no one in any country ever obtained and tossed aside an immense fortune as incidentally as did Bell.
I mention this incidentally, the chance allusion to albogues having reminded me of it; and it will be of great assistance to us in the perfect practice of this calling that I am something of a poet, as thou knowest, and that besides the bachelor Samson Carrasco is an accomplished one.
Yet incidentally the antagonism between Socrates and the Sophists is allowed to appear.
The characteristics of our romantic are to understand everything, to see everything and to see it often incomparably more clearly than our most realistic minds see it; to refuse to accept anyone or anything, but at the same time not to despise anything; to give way, to yield, from policy; never to lose sight of a useful practical object (such as rent-free quarters at the government expense, pensions, decorations), to keep their eye on that object through all the enthusiasms and volumes of lyrical poems, and at the same time to preserve "the sublime and the beautiful" inviolate within them to the hour of their death, and to preserve themselves also, incidentally, like some precious jewel wrapped in cotton wool if only for the benefit of "the sublime and the beautiful.