Definition of Volunteer. Meaning of Volunteer. Synonyms of Volunteer

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Definition of Volunteer

Volunteer
Volunteer Vol`un*teer", n. [F. volontaire. See Voluntary, a.] 1. One who enters into, or offers for, any service of his own free will. 2. (Mil.) One who enters into 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. 3. (Law) A grantee in a voluntary conveyance; one to whom a conveyance is made without valuable consideration; a party, other than a wife or child of the grantor, to whom, or for whose benefit, a voluntary conveyance is made. --Burrill.
Volunteer
Volunteer Vol`un*teer", a. Of or pertaining to a volunteer or volunteers; consisting of volunteers; voluntary; as, volunteer companies; volunteer advice.

Meaning of Volunteer from wikipedia

- Volunteering is generally considered an altruistic activity where an individual or group freely gives time "to benefit another person, group or organization"...
- Hospital volunteers, also known as candy stripers in the United States, work without regular pay in a variety of health care settings, usually under the...
- Volunteering is the practice of people working on behalf of others without being motivated by financial or material gain. Volunteer or volunteers may...
- German abbreviation of the word Hilfswilliger or, in English, auxiliary volunteer, designated, during World War II, the member of different kinds of voluntary...
- The "March of the Volunteers" is the national anthem of the People's Republic of China, including its special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macau...
- Kibbutz volunteers are people who come from all over the world to live and work in a kibbutz in Israel. These volunteers, mostly young people, usually...
- A volunteer military or all-volunteer military is one which derives its manpower from volunteers or as a voluntary occupation, rather than conscription...
- The Irish Volunteers (Irish: Óglaigh na hÉireann), sometimes called the Irish Volunteer Force or Irish Volunteer Army, was a military organisation established...
- 611 Volunteer Gliding Squadron 612 Volunteer Gliding School October 1978 Benson Sedbergh TX.1 Cadet TX.3 Venture T.2 Vigilant T.1 2005 612 Volunteer Gliding...
- The Volunteer Force was a British part-time citizen army extant from 1859–1908. Volunteer force may also refer to: British Volunteer Corps, 1794–1803 Isle...
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