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Voluntary vs. Mandatory

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Voluntaryadjective

Done, given, or acting of one's own free will.

Mandatoryadjective

Obligatory; required or commanded by authority.

‘Attendance at a school is usually mandatory for children.’;

Voluntaryadjective

Done by design or intention; intentional.

‘If a man accidentally kills another by lopping a tree, it is not voluntary manslaughter.’;

Mandatoryadjective

Of, being or relating to a mandate.

‘Mandatory Palestine’;

Voluntaryadjective

Working or done without payment.

Mandatorynoun

A person, organisation or state who receives a mandate; a mandatary.

Voluntaryadjective

Endowed with the power of willing.

Mandatoryadjective

Containing a command; preceptive; directory.

Voluntaryadjective

Of or relating to voluntarism.

‘a voluntary church, in distinction from an established or state church’;

Mandatoryadjective

Obligatory; compulsory; required by authority.

Voluntaryadverb

(obsolete) Voluntarily.

Mandatoryadjective

Not optional; not able to be modified or disregarded; as, seven mandatory clauses in the contract.

Voluntarynoun

(music) A short piece of music, often having improvisation, played on a solo instrument.

Mandatorynoun

Same as Mandatary.

Voluntarynoun

A volunteer.

Mandatorynoun

the recipient of a mandate

Voluntarynoun

A supporter of voluntarism; a voluntarist.

Mandatorynoun

a territory surrendered by Turkey or Germany after World War I and put under the tutelage of some other European power until they ar able to stand by themselves

Voluntaryadjective

Proceeding from the will; produced in or by an act of choice.

‘That sin or guilt pertains exclusively to voluntary action is the true principle of orthodoxy.’;

Mandatoryadjective

required by rule;

‘in most schools physical education are compulsory’; ‘attendance is mandatory’; ‘required reading’;

Voluntaryadjective

Unconstrained by the interference of another; unimpelled by the influence of another; not prompted or persuaded by another; done of his or its own accord; spontaneous; acting of one's self, or of itself; free.

‘Our voluntary service he requires.’; ‘She fell to lust a voluntary prey.’;

Mandatoryadjective

required by law or mandate; compulsory

‘wearing helmets was made mandatory for pedal cyclists’;

Voluntaryadjective

Done by design or intention; intentional; purposed; intended; not accidental; as, if a man kills another by lopping a tree, it is not voluntary manslaughter.

Mandatoryadjective

of or conveying a command

‘he did not want the guidelines to be mandatory’;

Voluntaryadjective

Of or pertaining to the will; subject to, or regulated by, the will; as, the voluntary motions of an animal, such as the movements of the leg or arm (in distinction from involuntary motions, such as the movements of the heart); the voluntary muscle fibers, which are the agents in voluntary motion.

Mandatorynoun

variant spelling of mandatary

Voluntaryadjective

Endowed with the power of willing; as, man is a voluntary agent.

‘God did not work as a necessary, but a voluntary, agent, intending beforehand, and decreeing with himself, that which did outwardly proceed from him.’;

Voluntaryadjective

Free; without compulsion; according to the will, consent, or agreement, of a party; without consideration; gratuitous; without valuable consideration.

Voluntaryadjective

Of or pertaining to voluntaryism; as, a voluntary church, in distinction from an established or state church.

Voluntarynoun

One who engages in any affair of his own free will; a volunteer.

Voluntarynoun

A piece played by a musician, often extemporarily, according to his fancy; specifically, an organ solo played before, during, or after divine service.

Voluntarynoun

One who advocates voluntaryism.

Voluntarynoun

(military) a person who freely enlists for service

Voluntarynoun

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

Voluntaryadjective

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’;

Voluntaryadjective

controlled by individual volition;

‘voluntary motions’; ‘voluntary muscles’;

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