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volunteer meaning and definition

Definition and meaning of volunteer at MeaningMonkey.org. volunteer meaning and definition in the English Dictionary.


Definition of volunteer (noun)

  1. (military) a person who freely enlists for service
  2. a person who performs voluntary work
  3. a native or resident of Tennessee


Definition of volunteer (verb)

  1. tell voluntarily
    • "He volunteered the information"
  2. agree freely
    • "She volunteered to drive the old lady home"; "I offered to help with the dishes but the hostess would not hear of it"
    • synonyms: offer
  3. do volunteer work

VOLUNTEER adjective

Definition of volunteer (adjective)

  1. without payment
    • "the soup kitchen was run primarily by unpaid helpers"; "a volunteer fire department"
    • synonyms: unpaid
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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