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1. optional

adjective. ['ˈɑːpʃənəl, ˈɔpʃənəl'] possible but not necessary; left to personal choice.

Synonyms

  • ex gratia
  • nonobligatory
  • elective
  • facultative

Antonyms

  • appointive
  • disabling
  • de rigueur
  • incumbent on

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Rhymes with Optional

  • abdominal
  • abdominal
  • aberrational
  • aboriginal
  • additional
  • additional
  • adrenal
  • alliedsignal
  • anal
  • annal
  • arnal
  • atonal
  • attitudinal
  • autumnal
  • cantonal
  • compositional
  • conditional
  • congressional
  • constitutional
  • conventional

How do you pronounce optional?

Pronounce optional as ˈɔpʃənəl.

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Sentences with optional


1. Adjective
Collapsing the folding legs is optional at this point.

Quotes about optional


1. Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
- Haruki Murakami, What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

2. Growing old is mandatory. Growing up is optional.
- Carroll Bryant

3. Conflict is inevitable but combat is optional.
- Max Lucado, When God Whispers Your Name

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