at (someone's) discretion

variants: or

at the discretion of (someone)

Definition of at (someone's) discretion

  1. :  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.>

Word by Word Definitions

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

discretionplay
  1. :  the quality of having or showing discernment or good judgment :  the quality of being discreet :  circumspection

    :  cautious reserve in speech

    :  ability to make responsible decisions


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