volunteer

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Pronunciation[change]

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Noun[change]

Singular
volunteer

Plural
volunteers

  1. A volunteer is someone who does work because they want to, without being paid.
    We have one paid manager and five volunteers working on this project.

Verb[change]

Plain form
volunteer

Third-person singular
volunteers

Past tense
volunteered

Past participle
volunteered

Present participle
volunteering

  1. To do something voluntarily.
    I volunteered to do the dishes after dinner to help my mom clean up.
    Julie volunteered an explanation without even being asked.