Definitions for volunteer
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word volunteer.
volunteer, military volunteer, voluntarynoun
(military) a person who freely enlists for service
volunteer, unpaid workernoun
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.
Etymology: 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
Etymology: [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.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
One who freely offers himself for a particular service. Formerly, in the army, a gentleman who, without any certain post or employment, served in the hope of earning preferment, or from patriotism. Latterly, also a civilian who has enrolled himself in a corps of volunteers, for organization and training for the defence of the country.
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
This is going to be a grass-roots campaign, i'm here to ask every one of you to be a part of this, anything you can do : Volunteer, take a sign, pitch in five bucks, any part of it.
Had we had cleaner lists, had we had not such a transient population, we would be focused more on the volunteer recruitment.
If we know that women are more likely to volunteer, we shouldn't ask for volunteers. Take turns, put names in a hat and draw one, changing the practices for how we allocate this work is a key step.
We give everybody a chance. We dont judge your past history or anything like that. we have donation and volunteer recruiters, we have maintenance and general labor recruiters, we have the web designer, and the media outreach, we have security, and then we have the treasurer-donation organizer.
We sent out a request, and literally, in 36 hours, we had at least a thousand people who were interested, and then in another 24 hours, it was a few hundred more, in the end, we had more than 1,500 people who wanted to volunteer their children for our trial.
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- متطوع, مُتَطَوِّعArabic
- валанцёр, добраахво́тніца, добраахво́тнікBelarusian
- gwirfoddoli, gwirfoddolwrWelsh
- Ehrenamtlicher, anbieten, Freiwillige, [[sich]] [[freiwillig]] [[melden]], [[sich]] [[anbieten]], Ehrenamtliche, FreiwilligerGerman
- [[tarjoutua]] [[vapaaehtoinen, vapaaehtoinen, [[tehdä]] [[vapaaehtoisesti]], [[kasvaa]] [[villi, [[ilmoittautua]] [[vapaaehtoinenFinnish
- neach-deònach, saor-thoileachScottish Gaelic
- 志願兵, 自生植物, 志願, 自生, 志願者, ボランティア, 篤志家Japanese
- kaitūao, tūaoMāori
- доброволец, волонтерMacedonian
- volenter, sukarelawanMalay
- vrijwilligster, vrijwilligerDutch
- ochotnik, wolontariuszPolish
- voluntară, voluntarRomanian
- волонтёр, доброво́лецRussian
- dobrovoljac, volonter, волонтер, добровољацSerbo-Croatian
- prostovoljka, dobrovolniceSlovene
- frivillig, volontärSwedish
- волонте́р, доброво́лецьUkrainian
- quân tình nguyệnVietnamese
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