[ verb ] tell voluntarily
"He volunteered the information"
Used in print(Gerald Green, The Heartless Light....)
They offered no opinions , volunteered nothing , betrayed no emotions .(Hampton Stone, The Man Who Looked Death...)
Having volunteered that he was a man of about sixty , he bounded up_the_stairs and with each leap rendered the number less credible .
[ noun ] (military,work) a person who freely enlist for military service
Used in print(Tristram Coffin, Not to the Swift....)
The Colonel ordered that it be wiped_out , and I suggested , ' You ask for volunteers , and promise each man on the patrol a quart of whisky , ten dollars and a week-end pass to Davao ' .
Trig was one of the five volunteers .(Ann Hebson, The Lattimer Legend....)
Maj._Anderson of Fort_Sumter is home and recruiting volunteers for the U.S._Army .
[ verb ] (work) do volunteer work
Used in print("Editorials"...)
They are leaving so fast that the president of the West_German_Employers'_Federation issued an appeal this week to factory_workers in the West to volunteer for six months ' front-line work in factories in West_Berlin .(Philip Jos‚ Farmer, The Lovers....)
If you volunteer , you will be told where you 're going after the ship leaves .
[ noun ] (work) a person who performs voluntary work
Used in print(J. H. Hexter, "Thomas More: On the Margins...)
And the monastic communities were supposed to be made_up of volunteers selected only after a novitiate which would test their religious aptitude for monastic rigors , their spiritual athleticism .