What does optional mean?

Definitions for optional
ˈɒp ʃə nlop·tion·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. optional(adj)

    possible but not necessary; left to personal choice

Wiktionary

  1. optional(Adjective)

    Not compulsory; left to personal choice; elective.

    On that beach clothing is entirely optional.

Editors Contribution

  1. optional

    not necessary.

    The nuts are optional in the chocolate chip cookies.

    Submitted by anonymous on March 26, 2019  

How to pronounce optional?

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How to say optional in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of optional in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of optional in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of optional in a Sentence

  1. Unknown:

    Pain is inevitable suffering is optional.

  2. M. Kathleen Casey:

    Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.

  3. Unknown:

    Pain is inevitable; suffering is optional.

  4. Haruki Murakami:

    Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.

  5. Max Lucado:

    Conflict is inevitable, but combat is optional.

Images & Illustrations of optional

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