Definition of Dispensable

1. Adjective. Capable of being dispensed with or done without. "Dispensable items of personal property"




Definition of Dispensable

1. a. Capable of being dispensed or administered.

Definition of Dispensable

1. Adjective. Able to be done without; able to be expended; easily replaced. ¹

2. Adjective. Capable of being dispensed; distributable. ¹

3. Adjective. (context: of a law, rule, vow, etc.) Subject to dispensation; possible to relax, exempt from, or annul. ¹

4. Adjective. (biochemistry nutrition of an amino acid) Not essential to be taken in as part of an organism's diet, as it can be synthesized de novo. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dispensable

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dispensable

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dispeller
dispellers
dispelling
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dispenced
dispences
dispend
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dispenders
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dispensability
dispensable (current term)
dispensableness
dispensaries
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dispensational
dispensationalism
dispensationalist
dispensationalists
dispensations
dispensative
dispensatively
dispensatories
dispensatorily
dispensatory

Literary usage of Dispensable

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1. Federal Equity Practice: A Treatise on the Pleadings Used and Practice by Thomas Atkins Street (1909)
"Omission of dispensable Parties Whose Names Unknown. If a bill shows on its face that certain dispensable parties who would ordinarily be deemed necessary ..."

2. The Individual Delinquent: A Text-book of Diagnosis and Prognosis for All by William Healy (1915)
"5 20. Follow-up Observations Necessary. § 21. Insoluble Problem of Legal Responsibility. § 22. Responsibility a dispensable Criterion. { 23. ..."

3. Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions by Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers (1853)
"... and by tu> means a friend to the new-fangled doctrine of the in- > The church of England. > In the rebellion of 1641. dispensable duty of ..."

4. Co-operative Credit for the United States by Henry William Wolff (1917)
"chinery to make that labour dispensable. It has more competition to face, which means, that it must manufacture on a larger scale, so as to manufacture more ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Alternatively, the ribosomes lacking the "dispensable" proteins could be ... According to this interpretation the role of the "dispensable" proteins would ..."

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