Synonyms of elective


1. elective course, elective, course, course of study, course of instruction, class

usage: a course that the student can select from among alternatives


1. elective (vs. appointive), elected, electoral, nonappointive

usage: subject to popular election; "elective official"

2. elective, optional (vs. obligatory)

usage: not compulsory; "elective surgery"; "an elective course of study"

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Definition and meaning of elective (Dictionary)