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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
References in classic literature ?
When the money was being counted out to him, it so happened that the doctor was sitting at table, and when the peasant saw how well he ate and drank, his heart desired what he saw, and would willingly have been a doctor too.
They replied, "We would willingly have helped you, if we had not known who you were, and with whom you were fighting.
If you will grant him his freedom and his life, I will go willingly with you.
Need I say that I willingly accept that part of your advice which refers to Miss Garth?
There is a third species of tyranny, most properly so called, which is the very opposite to kingly power; for this is the government of one who rules over his equals and superiors without being accountable for his conduct, and whose object is his own advantage, and not the advantage of those he governs; for which reason he rules by compulsion, for no freemen will ever willingly submit to such a government.
People did not then willingly attack one who prayed day and night.
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She saw shrewdly that the world is quickly bored by the recital of misfortune, and willingly avoids the sight of distress.
I knew that our worthy captain, who felt, such a paternal solicitude for the welfare of his crew, would not willingly consent that one of his best hands should encounter the perils of a sojourn among the natives of a barbarous island; and I was certain that in the event of my disappearance, his fatherly anxiety would prompt him to offer, by way of a reward, yard upon yard of gaily printed calico for my apprehension.
It was a stagnation in which, full of pity for him, Anne of Austria would not have willingly left him; but in order to attract the attention of the sick man by some brilliant stroke, she must have either won or lost.
At such times, under an abated sun; afloat all day upon smooth, slow heaving swells; seated in his boat, light as a birch canoe; and so sociably mixing with the soft waves themselves, that like hearth-stone cats they purr against the gunwale; these are the times of dreamy quietude, when beholding the tranquil beauty and brilliancy of the ocean's skin, one forgets the tiger heart that pants beneath it; and would not willingly remember, that this velvet paw but conceals a remorseless fang.
But, father,'' said Rebecca, ``you seemed to give the gold to Prince John willingly.