Will - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |wɪl|  American pronunciation of the word will
Brit.  |wɪl|  British pronunciation of the word will

noun

- the capability of conscious choice and decision and intention (syn: volition)
- a fixed and persistent intent or purpose
- a legal document declaring a person's wishes regarding the disposal of their property when they die (syn: testament)

verb

- decree or ordain
- determine by choice
- leave or give by will after one's death (syn: bequeath, leave)

Examples

In her will, she asked that her money be donated to the church.

He made a will only days before his death.

He has no will of his own.

A government that reflects the will of the people

Mr. Lake had certainly a will to enter into arrangements with him.

She was willing herself not to cry.

He willed his entire estate to her.

All shall be as God wills.

The King wills it.

Where there is a will there is a way. посл.

where there's a will there's a way

God wills our existence

This action was willed and intended

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: will
he/she/it: wills
present participle: willing
past tense: willed
past participle: willed
noun
singular: will
plural: wills
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