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Done, given, etc. readily or gladly; voluntary
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  1. Done, given, etc. readily or gladly; voluntary
  2. Acting or ready to act gladly; eagerly compliant:
  3. Disposed or inclined; prepared:
Determined by or proceeding from the will; deliberate:
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  1. Determined by or proceeding from the will; deliberate:
  2. Having a specified kind of will
  3. Having a will of a specified kind. Often used in combination:
Done in a manner which was intended.
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  1. Done in a manner which was intended.
  2. Obstinately bent on having one's own way:
  3. Said or done on purpose; deliberate:
Having to do with intention or purpose
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  1. Having to do with intention or purpose
  2. (Law) Done with intent.
  3. Done deliberately; intended:
Careful in considering, judging, or deciding; not rash or hasty
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  1. Careful in considering, judging, or deciding; not rash or hasty
  2. Done with or marked by full consciousness of the nature and effects; intentional:
  3. Carefully thought out and formed, or done on purpose; premeditated
Unconstrained and unstudied in manner or behavior:
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  1. Unconstrained and unstudied in manner or behavior:
  2. Having no apparent external cause or influence; occurring or produced by its own energy, force, etc. or through internal causes; self-acting
  3. Happening or arising without apparent external cause; self-generated:
Done, given, etc. readily or gladly; voluntary
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  1. Done, given, etc. readily or gladly; voluntary
  2. Acting or ready to act gladly; eagerly compliant:
  3. Disposed or inclined; prepared:
Not controlled by another country or political power; independent:
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  1. Not controlled by another country or political power; independent:
  2. Immoderate in giving or spending; liberal or lavish:
  3. (Chemistry & Physics) Unconstrained; unconfined:
Unconstrained and unstudied in manner or behavior:
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  1. Unconstrained and unstudied in manner or behavior:
  2. Having no apparent external cause or influence; occurring or produced by its own energy, force, etc. or through internal causes; self-acting
  3. Acting in accordance with or resulting from a natural feeling, impulse, or tendency, without any constraint, effort, or premeditation
Not forced; caused by oneself.
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  1. Not forced; caused by oneself.
Said or done on purpose; deliberate:
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  1. Said or done on purpose; deliberate:
  2. Doing as one pleases; self-willed
  3. Obstinately bent on having one's own way:
  1. Not compensated; having no compensation.
  2. Not having been compensated; serving without compensation; unpaid.
  3. Not paid for one's work.
Not receiving pay
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  1. Not receiving pay
  2. Serving without pay; unsalaried:
  3. Not yet paid:
Arising from or marked by careful consideration:
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  1. Arising from or marked by careful consideration:
  2. Done with or marked by full consciousness of the nature and effects; intentional:
  3. Carefully thought out and formed, or done on purpose; premeditated
  1. Planned.
  2. Deliberate; intentional:
  3. Meant; planned
(Law) Done with intent.
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  1. (Law) Done with intent.
  2. Having to do with intention or purpose
  3. Done deliberately; intended:
Resolutely aiming at a specific goal
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  1. Resolutely aiming at a specific goal
  2. Having or manifesting purpose; determined:
  3. Having a purpose; intentional:
In criminal law, an act done stubbornly or with an evil intent.
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  1. In criminal law, an act done stubbornly or with an evil intent.
  2. Obstinately bent on having one's own way:
  3. Done in a manner which was intended.
Aware or conscious of something.
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  1. Aware or conscious of something.
  2. Done knowingly; deliberate; intentional
  3. Aware, knowledgable
(Law) A person who works without pay or assumes an obligation to which he or she is not a party or otherwise interested.
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  1. (Law) A person who works without pay or assumes an obligation to which he or she is not a party or otherwise interested.
  2. A person who performs or offers to perform a service voluntarily:
  3. A person who chooses freely to enter naval or military service, without being compelled to do so by law

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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