Examples of optional in a Sentence
Jackets are required at the restaurant, but ties are optional.
Many optional features are available on this car.
Registration is optional, not mandatory.
Recent Examples of optional from the Web
An optional wine pairing is available for $55 per person.
Nude sunbathers once faced arrest in Miami-Dade County before Haulover Beach was designated clothing optional in 1991.
It is reported the Spanish outfit have agreed terms to pay a €1m upfront fee, with an optional €28m deal agreed should Brozovic impress in La Liga.
An optional eight-week, summer bridge component is available for graduates of the program who are planning to begin their post-secondary education at any of the Purdue University campuses.
Equipped with optional rear-axle steering, my GTS took the challenging corners of New York’s Bear Mountain with aplomb.
Instead, ideological bureaucrats have all too often taken the view that enforcement is optional.
CBS Sacramento reports the Real ID cards are optional and Californians can choose to apply for federal non-compliant card.
There’s also a new cargo convenience package that comes optional with cargo netting and hooks inside the truck; a premium, 14-speaker Harman Kardon stereo is now offered as a $900 option on the Giulia and Giulia Sport.
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