- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||capable of being omitted; not necessary.
To make more space, she got rid of all the furniture in the apartment that she felt was dispensable.Those employees that were considered dispensable were laid off to reduce expenditures.
- essential, indispensable, vital
- similar words:
- needless, superfluous
||capable of being dispensed, as a medication.
||dispensability (n.), dispensableness (n.)