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Synonyms for discretionary
dɪˈskrɛʃ əˌnɛr idis·cre·tiona·ry

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  1. discretionary, discretionaladjective

    having or using the ability to act or decide according to your own discretion or judgment

    "The commission has discretionary power to award extra funds"

    Synonyms:
    discretional

    Antonyms:
    restricted, unarbitrary, nonarbitrary

  2. discretionaryadjective

    (especially of funds) not earmarked; available for use as needed

    "discretionary funds"; "discretionary income"

    Synonyms:
    discretional

    Antonyms:
    unarbitrary, nonarbitrary, restricted

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. discretionaryadjective

    Synonyms:
    optional

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How to use discretionary in a sentence?

  1. Scott Moore:

    This is a company in the discretionary space that's not going to be disrupted by Amazon.

  2. Thiruman Archunan:

    Nature takes the decision first, man agrees, reconciles, modifies, refutes, contradicts etc., subsequently. It means the application of reason, the discretionary power of a man, only happens afterwards!

  3. Ramona Persaud:

    We've been nibbling at very high quality discretionary companies that are now cheaper because of 'Brexit' and worries about Amazon.

  4. Andrew Jezic:

    He was stopped at the border and detained by ICE, he was detained for 12 days, but then ICE made the discretionary decision to simply let him go. They put him on a plane in Texas and his father had to pay for the ticket. His father picked him up at BWI Airport and he's been in this country with the full awareness of ICE.

  5. Laura Tyler:

    We are investing at a time when most in our sector continue to reduce discretionary spend.


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