Definition of Voluntary

Voluntary v. t. means: 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.

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Voluntary v. t. means: 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.

Meaning of Voluntary

Voluntary (v. t.) means: 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.

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Voluntary (v. t.): 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.

Voluntary (v. t.): Done by design or intention; intentional; purposed; intended; not accidental; as, if a man kills another by lopping a tree, it is not voluntary manslaughter.

Voluntary (v. t.): Endowed with the power of willing; as, man is a voluntary agent.

Voluntary (v. t.): Of or pertaining to voluntaryism; as, a voluntary church, in distinction from an established or state church.

Volunteer (a.): 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.

Voluntaries (pl. ): of Voluntary

Voluntary (n.): One who advocates voluntaryism.

Postlude (n.): A voluntary at the end of a service.

Ultroneous (a.): Spontaneous; voluntary.

Voluntary (v. t.): Proceeding from the will; produced in or by an act of choice.

Enforced (a.): Compelled; forced; not voluntary.

Voluntarily (adv.): In a voluntary manner; of one's own will; spontaneously.

Pollicitation (n.): A voluntary engagement, or a paper containing it; a promise.

Voluntary (n.): One who engages in any affair of his own free will; a volunteer.

Antrustion (n.): A vassal or voluntary follower of Frankish princes in their enterprises

Deafness (n.): Unwillingness to hear; voluntary rejection of what is addressed to the understanding.

Trespass (v.): Any voluntary transgression of the moral law; any violation of a known rule of duty; sin.

Automatical (a.): Not voluntary; not depending on the will; mechanical; as, automatic movements or functions.

Cession (n.): The voluntary surrender of a person's effects to his creditors to avoid imprisonment.

Discipline (n.): Self-inflicted and voluntary corporal punishment, as penance, or otherwise; specifically, a penitential scourge.

Concourse (n.): An assembly; a gathering formed by a voluntary or spontaneous moving and meeting in one place.

Consent (n.): Voluntary accordance with, or concurrence in, what is done or proposed by another; acquiescence; compliance; approval; permission.

Offertory (n.): An anthem chanted, or a voluntary played on the organ, during the offering and first part of the Mass.

Enlistment (n.): The act or enlisting, or the state of being enlisted; voluntary enrollment to serve as a soldier or a sailor.

Rigor (n.): Severity of life; austerity; voluntary submission to pain, abstinence, or mortification.

Condescension (n.): The act of condescending; voluntary descent from one's rank or dignity in intercourse with an inferior; courtesy toward inferiors.

Haste (n.): Celerity of motion; speed; swiftness; dispatch; expedition; -- applied only to voluntary beings, as men and other animals.

Fast (v. i.): Voluntary abstinence from food, for a space of time, as a spiritual discipline, or as a token of religious humiliation.

Free (superl.): Not subjected to the laws of physical necessity; capable of voluntary activity; endowed with moral liberty; -- said of the will.

Start (v. i.): To move suddenly, as with a spring or leap, from surprise, pain, or other sudden feeling or emotion, or by a voluntary act.

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Meaning of Voluntary

Voluntary means: 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.

Meaning of Voluntary

Voluntary means: Done by design or intention; intentional; purposed; intended; not accidental; as, if a man kills another by lopping a tree, it is not voluntary manslaughter.

Meaning of Voluntary

Voluntary means: Endowed with the power of willing; as, man is a voluntary agent.

Meaning of Voluntary

Voluntary means: Of or pertaining to voluntaryism; as, a voluntary church, in distinction from an established or state church.

Meaning of Volunteer

Volunteer means: 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.

Meaning of Voluntaries

Voluntaries means: of Voluntary

Meaning of Voluntary

Voluntary means: One who advocates voluntaryism.

Meaning of Postlude

Postlude means: A voluntary at the end of a service.

Meaning of Ultroneous

Ultroneous means: Spontaneous; voluntary.

Meaning of Voluntary

Voluntary means: Proceeding from the will; produced in or by an act of choice.

Meaning of Enforced

Enforced means: Compelled; forced; not voluntary.

Meaning of Voluntarily

Voluntarily means: In a voluntary manner; of one's own will; spontaneously.

Meaning of Pollicitation

Pollicitation means: A voluntary engagement, or a paper containing it; a promise.

Meaning of Voluntary

Voluntary means: One who engages in any affair of his own free will; a volunteer.

Meaning of Antrustion

Antrustion means: A vassal or voluntary follower of Frankish princes in their enterprises

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