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- adv. In a voluntary manner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a voluntary manner; of one's own will; spontaneously.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a voluntary manner; of one's own motion; without being moved, influenced, or impelled by others; spontaneously; freely.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. out of your own free will
By this criterion we distinguish our waking from our sleeping hours, we can voluntarily recollect our sleeping ideas, when we are awake, and compare them with our waking ones; but we cannot in our sleep _voluntarily_ recollect our waking ideas at all.
Also note that, even if the insurance companies decided to ** voluntarily lower their premiums** in response to 'tort reform', the medical practitioners, hospitals, etc. would ALSO have to ** voluntarily** do the same thing (pass the savings on, rather than simply make a tad more profit) before you or I would every see lower health care costs ...
If he does not surrender the title voluntarily, sooner or later they will take it by force, and that part of the empire along with it.
If Hitchens could do it voluntarily is it not torture.
“If Hitchens could do it voluntarily is it not torture.”
Then one of the five came in voluntarily and gave himself up, and Sheldon learned that Gogoomy and two others were all that were at large.
The idea of going back voluntarily is almost impossible to imagine.
Going green may get slightly easier next year, however, when members of the Soap and Detergent Association and others will begin voluntarily disclosing their ingredients, Sansoni says.
"If the USDA did officially declare the six other E. coli strains as adulterants, we hope it would spur most major beef packers to begin voluntarily testing for them," said Nancy Donley, president of nonprofit Safe Tables Our Priority.
Does anyone believe that a person is entitled "voluntarily" to continue his journey so long as he pays for all poor people who use the roads?