Definition of of or by or on one's own volition in English:

of (or by or on) one's own volition

Voluntarily: they choose to leave early of their own volition
More example sentences
  • I know, and it would be a different situation if we had made the choice of our own volition to stay here.
  • Their eagerness to earn the trust and goodwill of their customers becomes conspicuous when they, on their own volition, urge customers to have a look at the meters to ensure that they get the right quantity of petrol for their money.
  • I believe that they did it on their own volition.
Synonyms
voluntarily, willingly, readily, freely, intentionally, consciously, deliberately, on purpose, purposely;
gladly, with pleasure
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