from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Left to or regulated by one's own discretion or judgment.
- adj. Available for use as needed or desired: a discretionary fund.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Available at one's discretion; able to be used as one chooses; left to or regulated by one's own discretion or judgment.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Left to discretion; limited or restrained only by discretion or judgment: as, an ambassador invested with discretionary powers (that is, empowered to act according to circumstances).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having or using the ability to act or decide according to your own discretion or judgment
- adj. (especially of funds) not earmarked; available for use as needed
discretion + -ary (“pertaining to”). Compare French discrétionnaire. (Wiktionary)