|1.||[ adjective ] of your own free will or design; not forced or compelled|
"man is a voluntary agent" "participation was voluntary" "voluntary manslaughter" "voluntary generosity in times of disaster" "voluntary social workers" "a voluntary confession"
|Related terms:||involuntary self-imposed free intentional by_choice volitional freewill unpaid uncoerced willing conscious|
|2.||[ noun ] (military,work) a person who freely enlist for military service|
|Related terms:||draftee serviceman military|
|3.||[ adjective ] (physiology) controlled by individual volition|
"voluntary motions" "voluntary muscles"
|Related terms:||involuntary physiology|
|4.||[ noun ] (music,fine art) composition (often improvised) for a solo instrument (especially solo organ) and not a regular part of a service or performance|