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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Done or given by choice. Also: Controlled by one's mind or will.

Usage examples (40)
  • I am rich and proud of every penny I own. I made my money by my own effort, in free exchange and through the voluntary consent of every man I dealt with . . .
  • Man is a voluntary agent
  • voluntary motions
  • We also began to stress the word voluntary when we talked about the bill to make it clear that we were trying to help families, not substitute for them. for more
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