HyperDic: facultative

English > 4 senses of the word facultative:
ADJECTIVEpertfacultativeof or relating to the mental faculties
allfacultativeable to exist under more than one set of conditions
allfacultativegranting / granting a privilege or permission or power to do or not do something
allfacultative, electivenot compulsory
facultative > pronunciation
Soundsfae'kahltey.tihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > facultative: 4 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to the mental faculties.
Spanishfacultativo
Nounsfacultyone of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind
English > facultative: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningable to exist under more than one set of conditions.
Example"a facultative parasite can exist as a parasite or a saprophyte"
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
Oppositeobligaterestricted to a particular condition of life
Spanishfacultativo
English > facultative: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaninggranting / granting a privilege or permission or power to do or not do something.
Example"a facultative enactment"
BroaderenablingProviding legal power or sanction
Spanishopcional
English > facultative: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaningnot compulsory.
Synonymelective
Broaderoptionalpossible but not necessary
Spanishelectivo, facultativo, optativo

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