Implicitly vs Incidentally - What's the difference?

implicitly | incidentally |


As adverbs the difference between implicitly and incidentally

is that implicitly is in an implicit or implied manner while incidentally is (manner) in an incidental manner; not of central or critical importance.

implicitly

English

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • In an implicit or implied manner.
  • Antonyms

    * (l)

    incidentally

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • (manner) In an incidental manner; not of central or critical importance.
  • The book discussed the subject, but only incidentally .
  • By chance; in an unplanned way.
  • (speech act, conjunctive) Parenthetically, by the way.
  • Incidentally , did you hear anything new from your brother yesterday?

    Synonyms

    apropos, as a matter of fact, by the way

    Antonyms

    * (in an incidental manner) inevitably, certainly