Definition of Volunteer

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

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



2. Verb. Tell voluntarily. "He volunteered the information"
Generic synonyms: Inform

3. Adjective. Without payment. "A volunteer fire department"
Exact synonyms: Unpaid
Similar to: Voluntary

4. Noun. A person who performs voluntary work.
Exact synonyms: Unpaid Worker
Generic synonyms: Worker
Specialized synonyms: Candy Striper, Pledge Taker, Vigilance Man, Vigilante

5. Verb. Agree freely. "They volunteer to move "; "I offered to help with the dishes but the hostess would not hear of it"
Exact synonyms: Offer
Generic synonyms: Act, Move
Derivative terms: Offer

6. Noun. A native or resident of Tennessee.
Exact synonyms: Tennessean
Generic synonyms: American

7. Verb. Do volunteer work.
Generic synonyms: Work
Derivative terms: Voluntary

Definition of Volunteer

1. n. One who enters into, or offers for, any service of his own free will.

2. a. Of or pertaining to a volunteer or volunteers; consisting of volunteers; voluntary; as, volunteer companies; volunteer advice.

3. v. t. To offer or bestow voluntarily, or without solicitation or compulsion; as, to volunteer one's services.

4. v. i. To enter into, or offer for, any service of one's own free will, without solicitation or compulsion; as, he volunteered in that undertaking.

5. n. One who enters into, or offers for, any service of his own free will.

6. a. Of or pertaining to a volunteer or volunteers; consisting of volunteers; voluntary; as, volunteer companies; volunteer advice.

7. v. t. To offer or bestow voluntarily, or without solicitation or compulsion; as, to volunteer one's services.

8. v. i. To enter into, or offer for, any service of one's own free will, without solicitation or compulsion; as, he volunteered in that undertaking.

Definition of Volunteer

1. Noun. One who enters into, or offers for, any service of his/her own free will, especially when done without pay. ¹

2. Noun. (military) 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. ¹

3. Noun. (legal) A person who acts out of his own will without a legal obligation, such as a donor. ¹

4. Noun. (botany) A plant that grows in disturbed soil. ¹

5. Noun. A native or resident of the American state of Tennessee. ¹

6. Verb. (intransitive) To enlist oneself as a volunteer. ¹

7. Verb. (transitive) To do or offer to do something voluntarily. ¹

8. Verb. (intransitive botany) To grow without human sowing or intentional cultivation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Volunteer

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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