Definition of Voluntary

1. Noun. (military) a person who freely enlists for service.

Exact synonyms: Military Volunteer, Volunteer
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Generic synonyms: Man, Military Man, Military Personnel, Serviceman
Derivative terms: Volunteer
Antonyms: Draftee



2. Adjective. Of your own free will or design; done by choice; not forced or compelled. "A voluntary confession"

3. Noun. Composition (often improvised) for a solo instrument (especially solo organ) and not a regular part of a religious service or musical performance.
Generic synonyms: Solo
Specialized synonyms: Postlude

4. Adjective. Controlled by individual volition. "Voluntary muscles"
Category relationships: Physiology
Antonyms: Involuntary

Definition of Voluntary

1. a. Proceeding from the will; produced in or by an act of choice.

2. n. One who engages in any affair of his own free will; a volunteer.

3. a. Proceeding from the will; produced in or by an act of choice.

4. n. One who engages in any affair of his own free will; a volunteer.

Definition of Voluntary

1. Adjective. Done, given, or acting of one's own free will. ¹

2. Adjective. Working or done without payment. ¹

3. Adverb. (obsolete) Voluntarily. ¹

4. Noun. (music) A short piece of music, often having improvisation, played on a solo instrument ¹

5. Noun. A volunteer ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Voluntary

1. [n -RIES]

Medical Definition of Voluntary

1. Accomplished in accordance with the will. Origin: L. Voluntas = will This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Voluntary

volumizers
volumizes
volumizing
volumometer
volumometers
voluntaries
voluntariest
voluntarily
voluntariness
voluntarinesses
voluntarism
voluntarisms
voluntarist
voluntaristic
voluntarists
voluntary
voluntary dehydration
voluntary guarding
voluntary health agencies
voluntary hospital
voluntary muscle
voluntary muscles
voluntary mutism
voluntary nystagmus
voluntary waste
voluntary work
voluntary workers
voluntaryism
voluntaryisms
voluntaryist

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