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 Dictionary entry overview: What does optional mean? 

OPTIONAL (adjective)
  The adjective OPTIONAL has 1 sense:

1. possible but not necessary; left to personal choice

  Familiarity information: OPTIONAL used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

OPTIONAL (adjective)

Sense 1optional [BACK TO TOP]


Possible but not necessary; left to personal choice


elective (not compulsory)

ex gratia (as a favor; not compelled by legal right)

facultative (not compulsory)

nonmandatory; nonobligatory (not required by rule or law)


obligatory (morally or legally constraining or binding)

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