at (someone's) discretionidiom
variants: or at the discretion of (someone)
Definition of at (someone's) discretion
: done if, how, when, etc., someone chooses to do it. You can cancel the service at your (own) discretion. Exactly how much to tip a server is at the discretion of the customer.
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