What does willing mean?

Definitions for willing
ˈwɪl ɪŋwill·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word willing.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. volition, willingadjective

    the act of making a choice

    "followed my father of my own volition"

  2. willingadjective

    disposed or inclined toward

    "a willing participant"; "willing helpers"

  3. uncoerced, unforced, willingadjective

    not brought about by coercion or force

    "the confession was uncoerced"

Wiktionary

  1. willingnoun

    The execution of a will.

  2. willingadjective

    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.

  3. Etymology: * willende, present participle of *

Webster Dictionary

  1. Willing

    of Will

  2. Willingverb

    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

  3. Willingverb

    received of choice, or without reluctance; submitted to voluntarily; chosen; desired

  4. Willingverb

    spontaneous; self-moved

  5. Etymology: [From Will, v. t.]

Freebase

  1. Willing

    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.

Editors Contribution

  1. willing

    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  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'willing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2687

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'willing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2273

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'willing' in Adjectives Frequency: #345

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of willing in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of willing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of willing in a Sentence

  1. Maribeth Witzel-Behl:

    We will have poll workers call us with turnout numbers at 11 and 4 o'clock on Election Day. We will have them let us know how many absentees they've processed so far, if they are behind, we will send additional help. We have a team of officials willing to travel anywhere and will travel from location to location to get absentee ballots processed.

  2. The US:

    We have made our demands very clear to the ayatollah and his cronies : end Read MoreNoting pursuit of nuclear weapons, stop testing and proliferating ballistic missiles, stop sponsoring and committing terrorism, halt the arbitrary detention of The US citizens. Our pressure is aimed at ending these and others and it will continue to accelerate until Iran is willing to address them at the negotiating table.

  3. Cynthia Villar:

    They always say they're willing to do it. But it's a different story altogether whether they'll do it, so we have to embody it in a law so they'll all follow.

  4. Todd Rosenbluth:

    If active management can hold up better than their benchmarks during this bear market, investors will be willing to pay a premium, but we expect investors to focus more on lower-cost alternatives, not willing to see the value, and ETFs will garner even more market share in the next year.

  5. John Stuart Mill:

    A man who has nothing which he is willing to fight for, nothing which he cares more about than he does about his personal safety, is a miserable creature who has no chance of being free, unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.

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