Synonyms for discretionary

Synonyms for (adjective) discretionary

Synonyms: discretional, discretionary

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

Usage: The commission has discretionary power to award extra funds

Similar words: arbitrary

Definition: based on or subject to individual discretion or preference or sometimes impulse or caprice

Usage: an arbitrary decision; the arbitrary rule of a dictator; an arbitrary penalty; of arbitrary size and shape; an arbitrary choice; arbitrary division of the group into halves


Synonyms: discretionary

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

Usage: discretionary funds; discretionary income

Similar words: unrestricted

Definition: not subject to or subjected to restriction