Definitions of facultative
a. - Having relation to the grant or exercise faculty, or authority, privilege, license, or the like hence, optional; as, facultative enactments, or those which convey a faculty, or permission; the facultative referendum of Switzerland is one that is optional with the people and is necessary only when demanded by petition; facultative studies; -- opposed to obligatory and compulsory, and sometimes used with to. 2
a. - Of such a character as to admit of existing under various forms or conditions, or of happening or not happening, or the like; 2
a. - Having the power to live under different conditions; as, a facultative parasite, a plant which is normally saprophytic, but which may exist wholly or in part as a parasite; -- opposed to obligate. 2
a. - Pertaining to a faculty or faculties. 2
The word "facultative" uses 11 letters: A A C E F I L T T U V.
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