Grammar Patterns

ADJ for n

The 'compulsory' group

These adjectives indicate that something must be done by a particular category of person. We include here optional, which indicates that something need not be done.
Chess became compulsory for every school student in New Jersey.
The scheme is optional for publishers.
  • compulsory
  • mandatory
  • obligatory
  • optional
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