I adjective disposable, excusable, expendable, extraneous, futile, gratuitous, in excess, inconsequential, ineffectual, minor, needless, negligible, nonessential, of no avail, otiose, pardonable, petty, redundant, replaceable, severable, sparable, spendable, superfluous, supernumerary, unavailing, unessential, unimportant, unnecessary, unrequired II index disposable, expendable, extraneous, gratuitous (unwarranted), inconsequential, minor, needless, negligible, nonessential, null (insignificant), otiose, petty, superfluous, unessential, unnecessary

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  • dispensable — [ dispɑ̃sabl ] adj. • v. 1536; de dispenser ♦ Dr. Cas dispensable, pour lequel on peut obtenir une dispense. ● dispensable adjectif Qui est susceptible d obtenir une dispense. dispensable [dispɑ̃sabl] adj. ÉTYM. XIVe; …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Dispensable — Dis*pen sa*ble, a. [LL. dispensabilis. See {Dispense}.] 1. Capable of being dispensed or administered. [1913 Webster] 2. Capable of being dispensed with. Coleridge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dispensable — 1530s, subject to dispensation, from M.L. dispensabilis, from dispensare (see DISPENSE (Cf. dispense)). Meaning that can be done without is from 1640s. Related: Dispensability …   Etymology dictionary

  • dispensable — is spelt able, not ible. See able, ible …   Modern English usage

  • dispensable — [adj] not necessary; able to be thrown away disposable, excessive, expendable, minor, needless, nonessential, removable, superfluous, trivial, unimportant, unnecessary, unrequired, useless; concept 546 Ant. indispensable, irreplaceable, necessary …   New thesaurus

  • dispensable — adj. Que se puede dispensar …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • dispensable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ able to be replaced or done without …   English terms dictionary

  • dispensable — [di spen′sə bəl] adj. [ML(Ec) dispensabilis] 1. that can be dispensed, dealt out, or administered 2. that can be dispensed with; not important 3. open to DISPENSATION (sense 6) dispensability n …   English World dictionary

  • dispensable — ► adjetivo Que puede ser dispensado: ■ leyes dispensables. * * * dispensable adj. Susceptible de ser dispensado. * * * dispensable. adj. Que se puede dispensar …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • dispensable — (di span sa bl ) adj. Pour lequel on peut accorder dispense. Cas dispensable. HISTORIQUE    XVIe s. •   Son mariage estant declaré nul, et la dispense nulle, comme donnée sur un cas non dispensable, M. DU BELL. 191. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Dispenser …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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