Share this entry


Synonyms of discretionary in English:


  • a 12.5 per cent discretionary service charge
    optional, non-compulsory, voluntary, at one's discretion, up to the individual, non-mandatory, elective, open to choice;
    open, unrestricted;
    Law permissive
    [Antonyms] compulsory, obligatory
  • Definition of discretionary in:

    Share this entry


    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources