(noun, adjective, verb)


1. without payment

- a volunteer fire department

Similar word(s): voluntary, unpaid


1. (military) a person who freely enlists for service

Similar word(s): voluntary

Definition categories: person, man, serviceman

2. a person who performs voluntary work

Definition categories: person, worker

3. a native or resident of Tennessee

Similar word(s): tennessean

Definition categories: person, american


1. tell voluntarily

- He volunteered the information

Definition categories: communication, inform

2. agree freely

- She volunteered to drive the old lady home

Similar word(s): offer

Definition categories: social, act, move

3. do volunteer work

Definition categories: social, work

Sentences with volunteer as a verb:

- to volunteer for doing the dishes

- to volunteer an explanation

- My sister volunteered me to do the dishes.