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Synonyms of 'volunteer'

(noun) 
Definition
a person who offers voluntarily to do something
the youngest volunteer in the experiment
Synonyms
subject
Subjects in the study were forced to follow a modified diet.
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case
Expensive hospital cases are monitored by a case manager.
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patient
She specializes in the treatment of cancer patients.
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guinea pig (informal)
(verb) 
Definition
to offer (oneself or one's services) by choice and without being forced
Uncle Robert volunteered to clean up the kitchen.
Synonyms
offer
Western governments have offered aid.
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step forward
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offer your services
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let yourself in for (informal)
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need no invitation
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present your services
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proffer your services
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put yourself at someone's disposal
Opposites
(verb) 
Definition
to give (information) willingly
Natalie volunteered an ingenious suggestion.
Synonyms
suggest
I suggest you ask him some specific questions about his past.
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advance
Many theories have been advanced as to why this is.
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put forward
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venture
We were warned not to make fools of ourselves by venturing an opinion.
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tender
She quickly tendered her resignation.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of advance
Definition
to present an idea for consideration
Many theories have been advanced as to why this is.
Synonyms
put forward,
offer as a suggestion
in the sense of case
Definition
a person or problem dealt with by a doctor, social worker, or solicitor
Expensive hospital cases are monitored by a case manager.
Synonyms
sufferer
in the sense of patient
Definition
a person who is receiving medical care
She specializes in the treatment of cancer patients.
Synonyms
sick person,
sufferer,

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