Voluntary synonyms

vŏl'ən-tĕr'ē
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Acting in accordance with or resulting from a natural feeling, impulse, or tendency, without any constraint, effort, or premeditation
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Done deliberately; intended:
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Of or relating to free exercise of the will
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The definition of optional is available, but not required.
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A name used for Korea since the second millennium bc .
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Of a person, weighing facts and arguments with a view to a choice or decision; carefully considering the probable consequences of a step; circumspect; slow in determining.
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Of or relating to a selection by vote.
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(Botany, mycology) Not attached; loose.
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Not invited:
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Serving without pay; unsalaried:
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Done intentionally, not by accident
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In civil law, intentional, voluntary, knowing; distinguished from accidental, but not necessarily malicious.
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Disposed or inclined; prepared:
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Of or relating to free exercise of the will
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Not voluntary or willing; contrary or opposed to explicit will or desire; unwilling.
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Produced or kept up by unusual effort; not natural or spontaneous; strained or constrained
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Not willing or inclined; reluctant; loath; averse
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Required as part of a routine course of action or cultural expectation; predictable:
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Not forced; caused by oneself.
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Not having been compensated; serving without compensation; unpaid.
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Without a salary.
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Prospective; future
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The definition of purposeful is having a use, or showing determination to achieve a specific aim.
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Aware or conscious of something.
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(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.
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Pertaining to or requiring payment.
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Designating or of heavy-duty clothing designed for wear while engaged in manual or outdoor labor
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Done or said on purpose
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(military) a person who freely enlists for service
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A person drafted, esp. one drafted for service in the armed forces
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The definition of willed is someone with determination.
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Synonym Study

  • Willful implies obstinate and perverse determination to follow one's own will despite influences, arguments, advice, etc. in opposition a willful refusal
  • Deliberate implies full realization of the significance of what one intends to do and of its effects a deliberate lie
  • Intentional applies to that which is done on purpose for a definite reason and is in no way accidental an intentional slight
  • Voluntary implies the exercise of one's own free choice or will in an action, whether or not external influences are at work voluntary services
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