volunteer, military volunteer, voluntary(noun)
(military) a person who freely enlists for service
volunteer, unpaid worker(noun)
a person who performs voluntary work
a native or resident of Tennessee
"the soup kitchen was run primarily by unpaid helpers"; "a volunteer fire department"
"He volunteered the information"
"She volunteered to drive the old lady home"; "I offered to help with the dishes but the hostess would not hear of it"
do volunteer work
One who enters into, or offers for, any service of his/her own free will, especially when done without pay.
One who enters into military service voluntarily, but who, when in service, is subject to discipline and regulations like other soldiers; -- opposed to conscript; specifically, a voluntary member of the organized militia of a country as distinguished from the standing army.
A person who acts out of his own will without a legal obligation, such as a donor.
A plant that grows in disturbed soil.
A native or resident of the American state of Tennessee.
To enlist oneself as a volunteer.
To do or offer to do something voluntarily.
To grow without human sowing or intentional cultivation.
Origin: From voluntaire, from voluntarius
one who enters into, or offers for, any service of his own free will
one who enters into service voluntarily, but who, when in service, is subject to discipline and regulations like other soldiers; -- opposed to conscript; specifically, a voluntary member of the organized militia of a country as distinguished from the standing army
a grantee in a voluntary conveyance; one to whom a conveyance is made without valuable consideration; a party, other than a wife or child of the grantor, to whom, or for whose benefit, a voluntary conveyance is made
of or pertaining to a volunteer or volunteers; consisting of volunteers; voluntary; as, volunteer companies; volunteer advice
to offer or bestow voluntarily, or without solicitation or compulsion; as, to volunteer one's services
to enter into, or offer for, any service of one's own free will, without solicitation or compulsion; as, he volunteered in that undertaking
Origin: [F. volontaire. See Voluntary, a.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
vol-un-tēr′, n. one who enters any service, esp. military, voluntarily or of his own free choice: a soldier belonging to any body other than the regular army.—adj. entering into service voluntarily.—v.t. to offer voluntarily.—v.i. to enter into any service of one's own free-will or without being asked. [Fr. volontaire—L. voluntarius.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'volunteer' in Nouns Frequency: #1577
The numerical value of volunteer in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of volunteer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
All I ever did as a volunteer fireman was once save two puppies.
It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience.
It is actually a worker's right to take paid vacations, but working in Japan involves quite a lot of a volunteer spirit.
One volunteer sent out, and by the way, they forwarded a CNN story, that was the lead story on Drudge, is what the volunteer did. Now we asked them to take it down anyway.
To have sound ears listen to what this existence has to say and harmonize your life, so be a good listener and MickeyMize your life. Share with as many to volunteer obedience to the laws of mother nature.
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- مُتَطَوِّع, متطوعArabic
- добраахво́тніца, валанцёр, добраахво́тнікBelarusian
- gwirfoddolwr, gwirfoddoliWelsh
- [[sich]] [[anbieten]], Freiwilliger, Ehrenamtliche, Ehrenamtlicher, anbieten, Freiwillige, [[sich]] [[freiwillig]] [[melden]]German
- [[tarjoutua]] [[vapaaehtoinen, vapaaehtoinen, [[ilmoittautua]] [[vapaaehtoinen, [[kasvaa]] [[villi, [[tehdä]] [[vapaaehtoisesti]]Finnish
- saor-thoileach, neach-deònachScottish Gaelic
- önkéntes, Hungarian
- 自生, ボランティア, 篤志家, 志願者, 志願, 自生植物, 志願兵Japanese
- kaitūao, tūaoMāori
- волонтер, доброволецMacedonian
- sukarelawan, volenterMalay
- vrijwilligster, vrijwilligerDutch
- wolontariusz, ochotnikPolish
- voluntar, voluntarăRomanian
- волонтёр, доброво́лецRussian
- добровољац, волонтер, dobrovoljac, volonterSerbo-Croatian
- dobrovolnice, prostovoljkaSlovene
- frivillig, volontärSwedish
- волонте́р, доброво́лецьUkrainian
- quân tình nguyệnVietnamese
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