Pronunciation of Will  

English Meaning

  1. The mental faculty by which one deliberately chooses or decides upon a course of action: championed freedom of will against a doctrine of predetermination.
  2. The act of exercising the will.
  3. Diligent purposefulness; determination: an athlete with the will to win.
  4. Self-control; self-discipline: lacked the will to overcome the addiction.
  5. A desire, purpose, or determination, especially of one in authority: It is the sovereign's will that the prisoner be spared.
  6. Deliberate intention or wish: Let it be known that I took this course of action against my will.
  7. Free discretion; inclination or pleasure: wandered about, guided only by will.
  8. Bearing or attitude toward others; disposition: full of good will.
  9. A legal declaration of how a person wishes his or her possessions to be disposed of after death.
  10. A legally executed document containing this declaration.
  11. To decide on; choose.
  12. To yearn for; desire: "She makes you will your own destruction” ( George Bernard Shaw).
  13. To decree, dictate, or order.
  14. To resolve with a forceful will; determine.
  15. To induce or try to induce by sheer force of will: We willed the sun to come out.
  16. To grant in a legal will; bequeath.
  17. To exercise the will.
  18. To make a choice; choose.
  19. at will Just as or when one wishes.
  20. Used to indicate simple futurity: They will appear later.
  21. Used to indicate likelihood or certainty: You will regret this.
  22. Used to indicate willingness: Will you help me with this package?
  23. Used to indicate requirement or command: You will report to me afterward.
  24. Used to indicate intention: I will too if I feel like it.
  25. Used to indicate customary or habitual action: People will talk.
  26. Used to indicate capacity or ability: This metal will not crack under heavy pressure.
  27. Used to indicate probability or expectation: That will be the messenger ringing.
  28. To wish; desire: Do what you will. Sit here if you will. See Usage Note at shall.


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