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synonyms for expendable

  • disposable
  • superfluous
  • unimportant
  • dispensable
  • excess
  • inessential
  • nonessential
  • replaceable

antonyms for expendable

MOST RELEVANT
  • important
  • indispensable
  • necessary
  • useful
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The Air Force prefers “attritable” to “expendable,” but what makes a swarm work is that parts of it can be lost and the mission will still be completed.
DARPA’S GREMLIN DRONES COULD BE RELOADED WHILE AIRBORNEROB VERGERJUNE 16, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The lives and futures of LGBTQ youth are not expendable, and it’s time that they stop being treated as such.
OPINION | LGBTQ YOUTH FACE MENTAL HEALTH CHALLENGES AMID PANDEMICMAEVE KORENGOLDJUNE 10, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Drivers have no rights and there are in excess so expendable.
UBER UNDER PRESSURE OVER FACIAL RECOGNITION CHECKS FOR DRIVERSNATASHA LOMASMARCH 19, 2021TECHCRUNCH
The Falcon 9 second stage is expendable, which is the space term for essentially just junk that’s discarded and eventually de-orbits and burns up on reentry.
RELATIVITY SPACE UNVEILS PLANS FOR A NEW, MUCH LARGER AND FULLY REUSABLE ROCKETDARRELL ETHERINGTONFEBRUARY 26, 2021TECHCRUNCH
Answering the threat of anti-air missiles is just one possible use for plane-launched more-expendable drones.
THIS AIRBUS PROTOTYPE COULD DEPLOY DRONES FROM CARGO PLANESKELSEY D. ATHERTONFEBRUARY 24, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The first is that they are expendable, both in terms of material cost and also because they do not risk the life of an on-board pilot to operate.
THIS AIRBUS PROTOTYPE COULD DEPLOY DRONES FROM CARGO PLANESKELSEY D. ATHERTONFEBRUARY 24, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Government property is considered expendable or non-expendable depending upon its character.
OUR NATIONAL FORESTSRICHARD H. DOUAI BOERKER
Meanwhile I shall study your sales tapes concerning the non-expendable flitters.
VOODOO PLANETANDRE NORTON
From a practical standpoint, however, anything that James contracted for was expendable and of vital necessity.
THE FOURTH RGEORGE OLIVER SMITH
He's taking the rap for another man because he knows that he is expendable and the other man isn't.
THE UNNECESSARY MANGORDON RANDALL GARRETT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO EXPENDABLE

  • disposable
  • excessive
  • expendable
  • minor
  • needless
  • nonessential
  • removable
  • superfluous
  • trivial
  • unimportant
  • unnecessary
  • unrequired
  • useless
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.