(noun, adjective)


1. required by rule

- attendance is mandatory

Similar word(s): obligatory, compulsory, required

Sentences with mandatory as an adjective:

- Attendance at a school is usually mandatory.

- Mandatory Palestine


1. the recipient of a mandate

Similar word(s): mandatary

Definition categories: person, receiver, recipient

2. a territory surrendered by Turkey or Germany after World War I and put under the tutelage of some other European power until they are able to stand by themselves

Similar word(s): mandate

Definition categories: location, district, dominion, territory