the act of making a choice
"followed my father of my own volition"
disposed or inclined toward
"a willing participant"; "willing helpers"
uncoerced, unforced, willing(adj)
not brought about by coercion or force
"the confession was uncoerced"
The execution of a will.
Ready to do something that is not (can't be expected as) a matter of course.
If my boyfriend isn't willing to change his drinking habits, I will split up with him.
Origin: * willende, present participle of *
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
received of choice, or without reluctance; submitted to voluntarily; chosen; desired
Origin: [From Will, v. t.]
Willing is a town in Allegany County, New York, United States. The population was 1,228 at the 2010 census. The Town of Willing is on the southern border of the county, south of the Village of Wellsville.
To make a choice.
They were willing to change their wedding format and change the day, reduce the amount of food and increase the number of guests for a buffet.Submitted by MaryC on February 26, 2020
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Rank popularity for the word 'Willing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2687
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Willing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2273
Rank popularity for the word 'Willing' in Adjectives Frequency: #345
The numerical value of Willing in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of Willing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of Willing in a Sentence
The heart was willing but the body gave up on her, she did well just to keep going over the last couple of holes. Even if she had made the cut I'm not sure she could have played two more rounds.
I was Lillo Brancato, i was at the wrong place at the wrong time … And the fact that I have been on the right path and willing to help others and love doing so, I think that is worthy of a second chance and that is worthy of people’s support.
We gather here to honor the courage of ordinary Americans willing to endure billy clubs and the chastening rod; tear gas and the trampling hoof; men and women who despite the gush of blood and splintered bone would stay true to their North Star and keep marching toward justice.
If we continued at the same rate that we had been electing women to Congress, it will take us 100 years to reach parity. So I'm not willing to wait that long, we need to get young people excited about politics, excited about government.
She awakened your soul, but the soft whispers of wisdom led elsewhere. The perfect love, a true connection at a time not willing to wait.
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