How to use Voluntary in a sentence as a noun

That's not to say that all rules in their current incarnation are sensible and well applicable to the current state of affairs, but participation in the law system is not voluntary - you don't get to opt out just because you think it's unjust.

But to belittle people for the choices they make, or to segregate ourselves into voluntary language-ghettos we are compelled to stay in by the force of public opinion...that goes against the spirit of what people like Armstrong worked hard to build.

Microsoft's June 7th statement:"We provide customer data only when we receive a legally binding order or subpoena to do so, and never on a voluntary basis.

If the government has a broader voluntary national security program to gather customer data we dont participate in it."One down, several to go. If I were Google/Facebook/Yahoo executives I would be very worried right now as to what soon-to-be-released revelations say about their NSA cooperation.

- henrikschroderSocial responsibility for a business is to provide goods to the public through voluntary exchange while adhering to the non-aggression principle.

How to use Voluntary in a sentence as an adjective

Every other benefit should be provided by personal savings, family support, and voluntary donation.

In the case of Curtis's website, the "Kudos" counter is implied to display a count of voluntary approval.

Parents everywhere have easy solutions for voluntary porn filters.

No one is being sterilized; it's positive, voluntary eugenics and it's a good thing.

"Samsung had requested this voluntary trial in September 2011, in order to oppose Apples ongoing efforts to reduce consumer choice and innovation in the tablet market through their excessive legal claims and arguments.

Voluntary definitions


(military) a person who freely enlists for service

See also: volunteer


composition (often improvised) for a solo instrument (especially solo organ) and not a regular part of a religious service or musical performance


of your own free will or design; done by choice; 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"


controlled by individual volition; "voluntary motions"; "voluntary muscles"