volunteer

Part of speech:

Voluntary.

Part of speech: verb

To offer one's service voluntarily.

Part of speech: noun

One who volunteers, as for service in the army.

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Usage examples "volunteer":

  1. But do tell me, Helen, what could have induced you to volunteer a visit to the only people who have been unkind to us since your poor father's death?" - "The Vicar of Wrexhill", Mrs [Frances] Trollope.
  2. " Wardour has no right to volunteer," he rejoined. - "The Frozen Deep", Wilkie Collins.
  3. Will any of our men risk their own lives and volunteer as guides to the Normans? - "The Rival Heirs being the Third and Last Chronicle of Aescendune", A. D. Crake.