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voluntary
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 10
3. One who advocates voluntaryism.
4. Of or pertaining to the will; subject to, or regulated by, the will; as, the voluntary motions of an animal, such as the movements of the leg or arm ( in distinction from involuntary motions, such as the movements of the heart); the voluntary muscle fibers, which are the agents in voluntary motion.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. Proceeding from the will; produced in or by an act of choice.
2. Unconstrained by the interference of another; unimpelled by the influence of another; not prompted or persuaded by another; done of his or its own accord; spontaneous; acting of one's self, or of itself; free.
4. Endowed with the power of willing; as, man is a voluntary agent.
5. Free; without compulsion; according to the will, consent, or agreement, of a party; without consideration; gratuitous; without valuable consideration.
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