Need another word that means the same as “incidence”? Find 4 synonyms and 30 related words for “incidence” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Incidence” are: relative incidence, occurrence, prevalence, commonness
Incidence as a Noun
Definitions of "Incidence" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “incidence” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- The striking of a light beam on a surface.
- The relative frequency of occurrence of something.
- The way in which the burden of a tax falls upon the population.
- The occurrence, rate, or frequency of a disease, crime, or other undesirable thing.
- The intersection of a line, or something moving in a straight line, such as a beam of light, with a surface.
Synonyms of "Incidence" as a noun (4 Words)
|commonness||The state of being that is commonly observed.|
|occurrence||The fact or frequency of something happening.|
A disease of frequent occurrence.
|prevalence||The quality of prevailing generally; being widespread.|
He was surprised by the prevalence of optimism about the future.
|relative incidence||A person related by blood or marriage.|
Usage Examples of "Incidence" as a noun
- The point of incidence of the beam.
- The entire incidence falls on the workers.
- He measured the angle of incidence of the reflected light.
- An increased incidence of cancer.
Associations of "Incidence" (30 Words)
|accidental||Happening by chance, unintentionally, or unexpectedly.|
The damage might have been accidental.
|accidentally||Without advance planning.|
His gun went off accidentally.
|casually||Not methodically or according to plan.|
The family was casually dressed in jeans and jumpers.
|coincidence||An event that might have been arranged although it was really accidental.|
He waited for the coincidence of the target and the cross hairs.
|contemporaneous||Occurring in the same period of time.|
Pythagoras was contemporaneous with Buddha.
|episode||A section between two choric songs in Greek tragedy.|
This change is followed by an episode in this new key.
|event||A phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon.|
He repeated the success in the four lap 600 cc event.
|frequency||The number of observations in a given statistical category.|
A coding sequence to ensure that everyone changes frequency in the correct manner.
|happen||Happen occur or be the case in the course of events or by chance.|
I don t care what happens to the money.
|happening||A partly improvised or spontaneous piece of theatrical or other artistic performance, typically involving audience participation.|
Altogether it was an eerie happening.
|inadvertently||Without knowledge or intention.|
His name had been inadvertently omitted from the list.
|incident||Liable to happen because of; resulting from.|
One person was stabbed in the incident.
|intermittently||At irregular intervals; not continuously or steadily.|
He has worked intermittently in a variety of jobs.
|malfunction||Fail to function or function improperly.|
The unit is clearly malfunctioning.
|materialize||Become actual fact; happen.|
He plays a teenager whose make believe friend materializes.
|occasion||Give occasion to.|
His death occasioned her much grief.
|occur||Happen; take place.|
It occurred to me that we should hire another secretary.
|occurrence||The fact of something existing or being found in a place or under a particular set of conditions.|
Vandalism used to be a rare occurrence.
|outcome||A phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon.|
It is the outcome of the vote that counts.
|output||A place where power or information leaves a system.|
Efficiency can lead to higher outputs.
|pentathlon||An athletic event comprising five different events for each competitor in particular also modern pentathlon an event involving fencing shooting swimming riding and cross country running.|
|phenomenon||A fact or situation that is observed to exist or happen, especially one whose cause or explanation is in question.|
The band was a pop phenomenon just for their sales figures alone.
|postdate||Establish something as being later relative to something else.|
|recur||(of a thought, image, or memory) come back to one’s mind.|
This is a recurring story.
|series||Several contests played successively by the same teams.|
The voltage divider consisted of a series of fixed resistors.
|simultaneously||At the same instant.|
They spoke simultaneously.
She was going through a traumatic divorce.
|unexpected||Not expected or anticipated.|
He seemed to have a knack for saying the unexpected.
|unintentionally||Not on purpose.|
Unintentionally rude song lyrics.