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Discretionary vs Optional - What's the difference?

discretionary | optional |


As adjectives the difference between discretionary and optional

is that discretionary is available at one's discretion; able to be used as one chooses; left to or regulated by one's own discretion or judgment while optional is not compulsory; left to personal choice; elective.

Optional vs Observational - What's the difference?

optional | observational |


As adjectives the difference between optional and observational

is that optional is not compulsory; left to personal choice; elective while observational is (science) based on or pertaining to scientific observation.

Optional vs Nonobligatory - What's the difference?

optional | nonobligatory |


As adjectives the difference between optional and nonobligatory

is that optional is not compulsory; left to personal choice; elective while nonobligatory is not obligatory; not required; optional.

Optional vs Optionally - What's the difference?

optional | optionally |


As an adjective optional

is not compulsory; left to personal choice; elective.

As an adverb optionally is

in an optional manner not mandatorily.

Optional vs Facultative - What's the difference?

optional | facultative |


As adjectives the difference between optional and facultative

is that optional is not compulsory; left to personal choice; elective while facultative is of or relating to faculty, especially to mental faculty.

Optional vs Pluggable - What's the difference?

optional | pluggable |


As adjectives the difference between optional and pluggable

is that optional is not compulsory; left to personal choice; elective while pluggable is capable of being plugged, or plugged in, especially in reference to optional components of software.

Optional vs Beggarware - What's the difference?

optional | beggarware |


As a adjective optional

is not compulsory; left to personal choice; elective.

As a noun beggarware is

(computing) freeware that encourages the user to make an optional donation to its author.

Optionality vs Optional - What's the difference?

optionality | optional | Related terms |

Optional is a related term of optionality.

Optionality is a related term of optional.


As a noun optionality

is (finance|business) the value of additional optional investment opportunities available only after having made an initial investment.

As a adjective optional is

not compulsory; left to personal choice; elective.

Mandatory vs Optional - What's the difference?

mandatory | optional | Antonyms |

Optional is an antonym of mandatory.

Mandatory is an antonym of optional.


As adjectives the difference between mandatory and optional

is that mandatory is obligatory; required or commanded by authority while optional is not compulsory; left to personal choice; elective.

As a noun mandatory

is (dated|rare) a person, organisation or state who receives a mandate; a mandatary.

Choice vs Optional - What's the difference?

choice | optional |


As adjectives the difference between choice and optional

is that choice is especially good or preferred while optional is not compulsory; left to personal choice; elective.

As a noun choice

is an option; a decision; an opportunity to choose or select something.

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