What does willing mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term willing:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. volition, willing(adj)

    the act of making a choice

    "followed my father of my own volition"

  2. willing(adj)

    disposed or inclined toward

    "a willing participant"; "willing helpers"

  3. uncoerced, unforced, willing(adj)

    not brought about by coercion or force

    "the confession was uncoerced"

Wiktionary

  1. willing(Noun)

    The execution of a will.

  2. willing(Adjective)

    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. Origin: * willende, present participle of *

Webster Dictionary

  1. Willing

    of Will

  2. Willing(verb)

    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. Willing(verb)

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

  4. Willing(verb)

    spontaneous; self-moved

  5. Origin: [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.

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

How to pronounce willing?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say willing in sign language?

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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. Sigit Setiayana:

    God willing, we can find it soon.

  2. Louis Stewart:

    Sacramento stands as a willing partner.

  3. Jim Jordan:

    Of course we’re willing to compromise.

  4. Joe Stanton:

    That's a gamble I wasn't willing to take.

  5. Chris Baldridge:

    We just weren't willing to make that call.

Images & Illustrations of willing

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