HyperDic: volunteer

English > 7 senses of the word volunteer / Volunteer:
VERBcommunicationvolunteertell voluntarily
socialvolunteer, offeragree / agree freely
socialvolunteerdo volunteer work
NOUNperson volunteer, military volunteer, voluntary(military) a person who freely enlists for service
person volunteer, unpaid workera person who performs voluntary work
person Volunteer, Tennesseana native or resident of Tennessee
ADJECTIVEallvolunteer, unpaidwithout payment
volunteer / Volunteer > pronunciation
Soundsvaa.lahntih'r
Rhymesacyclovir ... zaire / Zaire: 93 rhymes with ihr...
English > volunteer: 7 senses > adjective 1
MeaningWithout payment.
Example "a volunteer fire department"
Synonymunpaid
BroadervoluntaryOf your own free will or design
Spanishvoluntario
Catalanvoluntari
English > volunteer: 7 senses > noun 1, person
Meaning(military) a person who freely enlists for service.
Synonymsmilitary volunteer, voluntary
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Broaderserviceman, military man, man, military personnelsomeone who serves in the armed forces
Oppositedraftee, conscript, inducteesomeone who is drafted into military service
Spanishvoluntario
Catalanvoluntari
English > volunteer: 7 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who performs voluntary work.
Synonymunpaid worker
Narrowercandy striperA volunteer worker in a hospital / hospital
pledge takerA volunteer who records (usually by telephone) contributions pledged in a fund drive
vigilante, vigilance manMember of a vigilance committee
BroaderworkerA person who works at a specific occupation
Spanishvoluntario
Catalanvoluntari
Verbsvolunteerdo volunteer work
English > Volunteer: 7 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA native or resident of Tennessee.
SynonymTennessean
BroaderAmericanA native or inhabitant of the United States
English > volunteer: 7 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningtell voluntarily.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example"He volunteered the information"
BroaderinformImpart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
Spanishofrecer
English > volunteer: 7 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningagree / agree freely.
PatternSomebody ----s to INFINITIVE
ModelThey volunteer to move
Example"She volunteered to drive the old lady home"
Synonymoffer
Broaderact, movePerform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
Spanishofrecerse, ofrecer
Catalanoferir-se
English > volunteer: 7 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningDo volunteer work.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
BroaderworkExert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity
Spanishofrecerse
Catalanoferir-se, oferir
Nounsvoluntary(military) a person who freely enlists for service
volunteera person who performs voluntary work

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