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Synonyms for mandatory
ˈmæn dəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mandatary, mandatory(noun)

    the recipient of a mandate

    Synonyms:
    mandatary, mandate

    Antonyms:
    optional

  2. mandate, mandatory(adj)

    a territory surrendered by Turkey or Germany after World War I and put under the tutelage of some other European power until they are able to stand by themselves

    Synonyms:
    mandatary, authorization, authorisation, mandate

    Antonyms:
    optional

  3. compulsory, mandatory, required(adj)

    required by rule

    "in most schools physical education is compulsory"; "attendance is mandatory"; "required reading"

    Synonyms:
    compulsory, requisite, needful, needed, required

    Antonyms:
    optional

Wiktionary

  1. mandatory(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    obligatory, compulsory

  2. mandatory(adjective)

    Obligatory; required or commanded by authority.

    Attendance at a school is usually mandatory.

    Synonyms:
    obligatory, compulsory

    Antonyms:
    optional

  3. mandatory(adjective)

    Of, or relating to a mandate.

    Synonyms:
    obligatory, compulsory

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mandatory(a.)

    Synonyms:
    preceptive, directory

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. mandatory(a)

    Synonyms:
    directory, commandatory, preceptive

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How to use mandatory in a sentence?

  1. Air France KLM:

    Wearing facial protection during boarding and on board is mandatory for KLM passengers. Passengers must ensure that they carry the required facial protection with them.

  2. Julie Stewart:

    I commend the President, but I'd also like to stress that the problem his actions are trying to address can't be solved by the White House or the Department of Justice. Congress created these mandatory minimums, and Congress needs to reform them.

  3. Ricardo Gareca:

    Jefferson Farfan was unconscious for a couple of minutes, jefferson Farfan was assisted and stabilised and Jefferson Farfan is now in hospital. There are protocols in terms of recovery, so those make it mandatory for Jefferson Farfan to remain in hospital for 72 hours.

  4. Alexandra Kalev:

    Mandatory diversity training sends exactly the message of control - and psychological research shows us time and time again [that] people resist control.

  5. Sunny Hostin:

    Although the FBI does have some statistics, most people know that those statistics can't even be counted upon, because they are self-reported, so my suggestion has been all along that we need mandatory reporting from our law enforcement agencies around the country and I think that the number of officer shootings involving young black males is actually much higher than is even self-reported. That's something that needs to be part of the conversation.


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