- Capable of being dispensed with; not essential.
- Able to be done without; unnecessary.
From the verb "dispense", which comes from the latin "dispensare" meaning "to distribute or deal out".
- The extra sugar in the recipe is dispensable.
- I found that many of the tools in my toolbox were dispensable and could be easily replaced.
- The company decided to cut back on dispensable expenses in order to save money.
- The dispensable worker was let go during the company's downsizing.
- It was clear that the dispensable ornament was not adding to the overall aesthetic of the room.