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Definitions of willing

  1. Free to do or to grant; having the mind inclined; not opposed in mind; not choosing to refuse; disposed; not averse; desirous; consenting; complying; ready. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Received of choice, or without reluctance; submitted to voluntarily; chosen; desired. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Spontaneous; self-moved. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. the act of making a choice; "followed my father of my own volition" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. Willingness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. Willingly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. Inclined to anything; not disposed to refuse; ready; voluntary; consenting. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  8. disposed or willing to comply; "someone amenable to persuasion"; "the spirit indeed is willing but the flesh is weak"- Matthew 26:41 Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. not brought about by coercion or force; "the confession was uncoerced" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. disposed or inclined toward; "a willing participant"; "willing helpers" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. Inclined to do or grant; ready to act; prompt to do; given or done freely. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. Having the will inclined to a thing: desirous: disposed: chosen. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. Having the mind favorably inclined or disposed. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. Inclined to do or grant; disposed; not averse; desirous; ready; prompt; received or undergone without reluctance; spontaneous; consenting. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for willing

  1. I wonder Mr. Chester was willing for the Count's company. – The Chink in the Armour by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  2. She looked like a willing person who would take right hold. – The Life of Nancy by Sarah Orne Jewett
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