What does Mandatory mean?

Definitions for Mandatoryˈmæn dəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Mandatory.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mandatary, mandatory(noun)

    the recipient of a mandate

  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

  3. compulsory, mandatory, required(adj)

    required by rule

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

GCIDE

  1. Mandatory(a.)

    Obligatory; compulsory; required by authority.

  2. Mandatory(a.)

    (Law) Not optional; not able to be modified or disregarded; as, seven mandatory clauses in the contract.

  3. Origin: [L. mandatorius.]

Wiktionary

  1. mandatory(Noun)

    A person, organisation or state who receives a mandate; a mandatary.

  2. mandatory(Adjective)

    Obligatory; required or commanded by authority.

    Attendance at a school is usually mandatory.

  3. mandatory(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to a mandate.

  4. Origin: From mandatorius, from mandator; see mandate.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mandatory(adj)

    containing a command; preceptive; directory

  2. Mandatory(noun)

    same as Mandatary

  3. Origin: [L. mandatorius.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mandatory in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mandatory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. W. Edwards Deming:

    It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory.

  2. Michael Levin:

    There are situations in which torture is not merely permissible but morally mandatory.

  3. James Scott:

    Security by design is a mandatory prerequisite to securing the IoT macrocosm, the Dyn attack was just a practice run

  4. David Patton:

    And the practice has been, 'We won't trigger the doubling of the mandatory minimum if you plea, but we will if you go to trial,'.

  5. Madhur Verma:

    His address and background (were) unverified. He was not having (the mandatory) security badge which is given after police verification.

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