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will·ing

 (wĭl′ĭng)
adj.
1. Disposed or inclined; prepared: I am willing to overlook your mistakes.
2. Acting or ready to act gladly; eagerly compliant: a willing worker.
3. Done, given, or accepted voluntarily or ungrudgingly. See Synonyms at voluntary.

will′ing·ly adv.
will′ing·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.willingly - in a willing mannerwillingly - in a willing manner; "I willingly accept"
unwillingly - in an unwilling manner; "he had sinned against her unwillingly"

willingly

adverb readily, freely, gladly, happily, eagerly, voluntarily, cheerfully, with pleasure, without hesitation, by choice, with all your heart, lief (rare), of your own free will, of your own accord I would willingly die for my children.
reluctantly, grudgingly, involuntarily, hesitantly, unwillingly

willingly

adverb
1. Of one's own free will:
Idioms: of one's own accord, on one's own volition.
2. It is so; as you say or ask:
Informal: OK, uh-huh, yeah, yep.
Slang: right on.
Translations
عن رِضا، عن طيب خاطِرعَنْ طِيْبِ خَاطِر
ochotně
villigt
mielellään
voljno
szívesen
fúslega
進んで
기꺼이
rade volje
villigt
อย่างเต็มใจ
seve seveisteyerek
sẵn sàng

willingly

[ˈwɪlɪŋlɪ] ADV
1. (= with pleasure) → con gusto, de buena gana
"will you help us?" - "willingly!"-¿nos ayudas? -¡con mucho gusto! or ¡cómo no!
2. (= voluntarily) → por voluntad propia

willingly

[ˈwɪlɪŋli] advvolontiers

willingly

advbereitwillig, gerne; will you help? — yes, willinglywollen Sie helfen? — (ja,) gerne

willingly

[ˈwɪlɪŋlɪ] advvolentieri

will

(wil) noun
1. the mental power by which one controls one's thought, actions and decisions. Do you believe in freedom of the will?
2. (control over) one's desire(s) or wish(es); determination. It was done against her will; He has no will of his own – he always does what the others want; Children often have strong wills; He has lost the will to live.
3. (a legal paper having written on it) a formal statement about what is to be done with one's belongings, body etc after one's death. Have you made a will yet?
verbshort forms I'll (ail) , you'll (juːl) , he'll (hiːl) , she'll (ʃiːl) , it'll (ˈitl) , we'll (wiːl) , they'll (ðeil) : negative short form won't (wount)
1. used to form future tenses of other verbs. We'll go at six o'clock tonight; Will you be here again next week?; Things will never be the same again; I will have finished the work by tomorrow evening.
2. used in requests or commands. Will you come into my office for a moment, please?; Will you please stop talking!
3. used to show willingness. I'll do that for you if you like; I won't do it!
4. used to state that something happens regularly, is quite normal etc. Accidents will happen.
ˈwilful adjective
1. obstinate.
2. intentional. wilful damage to property.
ˈwilfully adverb
ˈwilfulness noun
-willed
weak-willed / strong-willed people.
ˈwilling adjective
ready to agree (to do something). a willing helper; She's willing to help in any way she can.
ˈwillingly adverb
ˈwillingness noun
ˈwillpower noun
the determination to do something. I don't have the willpower to stop smoking.
at will
as, or when, one chooses.
with a will
eagerly and energetically. They set about (doing) their tasks with a will.

willingly

عَنْ طِيْبِ خَاطِر ochotně villigt bereitwillig πρόθυμα de buen grado mielellään volontiers voljno volentieri 進んで 기꺼이 bereid frivillig chętnie de boa vontade охотно villigt อย่างเต็มใจ seve seve sẵn sàng 欣然地
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