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Princeton's WordNet

  1. willingly, volitionallyadverb

    in a willing manner

    "I willingly accept"


  1. willinglyadverb

    Of one's own free will; freely and spontaneously.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Willinglyadverb

    Etymology: from will.

    That preservation of peace and unity amongst Christian churches should be by all good means procured, we join most willingly and gladly with them. Richard Hooker.

    I dare not make myself so guilty,
    To give up willingly that noble title
    Your master wed me to. William Shakespeare.

    This ransom, if my whole inheritance
    May compass, it shall willingly be paid. John Milton.

    The condition of that people is not so much to be envied as some would willingly represent it. Addison.


  1. Willingly

    "Willingly" is a duet by American country music singer Willie Nelson and Shirley Collie, produced by Joe Allison during Nelson's third session for Liberty Records. Released in March 1962, the album reached number ten on Billboard's Hot Country Singles.


  1. willingly

    Willingly refers to the act of doing something voluntarily or without any reluctance, showcasing readiness or eagerness. It implies that the person is choosing to do it out of their own free will or consent, and not being obligated or forced to do so.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Willinglyadverb

    in a willing manner; with free will; without reluctance; cheerfully


  1. Willingly

    Willingly is a 2008 film written and directed by Pazit Lichtman.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of willingly in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of willingly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of willingly in a Sentence

  1. Mostafa Abdel Kader:

    The Egyptian state's dealing with the Nubians completely disregards all the sacrifices we have made, we gave a lot to the country. An entire community lost its home, traditions, way of life and even the graves of our ancestors, and we did it willingly without a fight.

  2. Tamara Weaver:

    Jayda was very loving and friendly with people she knew. I cannot believe she went with them willingly, she was my happiness and my joy. She is missed by everyone that knew her. She was very special to us.

  3. Sam Clovis:

    If it was not so ridiculous, it would be laughable what's going on inside, i would consider this. We have people who are elitists, who are part of the ruling class of this country, or pretenders to that throne, who are openly and willingly going out here and telling the American people who have voted for Donald Trump that they're stupid and they don't know any better.

  4. Tchamy Yala:

    I made a mistake, nobody forced me to do what I did, and I did it willingly.

  5. Steve Francis:

    It's important that companies know not to willingly participate in the hiring of illegal aliens.

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