Thesaurus

elective

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of elective

  1. subject to one's freedom of choice a plastic surgeon who mainly does face-lifting and other kinds of elective surgery Synonyms of elective discretionary, optional, voluntaryWords Related to elective alternate, alternative, chosen; dispensable, unnecessary, unneeded, unwantedNear Antonyms of elective essential, indispensable, necessary, requisiteAntonyms of elective compulsory, mandatory, nonelective, nonvoluntary, obligatory, required



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up elective? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!