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discretionary British & World English

Available for use at the discretion of the user

discretionary English Thesaurus

a 12.5 per cent discretionary service charge

discretionary award British & World English

An award or (especially in early use) a prize given at the discretion of an adjudicating panel, official body, etc., where there is no obligation to do so; specifically = discretionary grant.

discretionary grant British & World English

A grant, especially of money, made at the discretion of an official body, the administrators of a fund, etc., where there is no legal or regulatory obligation to do so; especially a grant of this type made to a student in further or higher education.

discretionary spending British & World English

Voluntary or optional spending, as opposed to that which is necessary or mandatory; specifically spending which a government or other official body is empowered but not required to undertake.

discretionary income British & World English

Income remaining after deduction of taxes, social security charges, and basic living costs

discretionary trust British & World English

A trust in which the number of shares of each beneficiary are not fixed by the settlor in the trust deed, but at the discretion of the trustees