won't


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won't

 (wōnt)
Contraction of will not.

won't

(wəʊnt)
contraction of
will not

wont

(wɔnt, woʊnt, wʌnt)

adj., n., v. wont, wont wont•ed, wont•ing. adj.
1. accustomed; used (usu. fol. by an infinitive): She is wont to rise at dawn.
n.
2. custom; habit; practice: It was his wont to meditate daily.
v.t.
3. to accustom (a person), as to a thing.
4. to render (a thing) customary or usual (usu. used passively).
v.i.
5. to be wont.
[1300–50; (adj.) Middle English; Old English gewunod, past participle of gewunian to be used to (see won2); (n.) appar. b. wont (past participle) and obsolete wone custom (Old English gewuna)]

won't

(woʊnt)
contraction of will not.
Translations

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.
References in classic literature ?
Christmas won't be Christmas without any presents," grumbled Jo, lying on the rug.
I suppose it won't be for a year or two but I've been thinking about it," he said, rising and going toward the door.
I won't have this and that fellow tramping about my back yard all the time.
I don't know why they won't come out, but they won't -- not one in twenty.
He says that though I don't say anything, he sees I've got the devil in me, and he means to bring it out; and one of these days it will come out in a way that he won't like, or I'm mistaken
You only just tell a boy you won't ever have anybody but him, ever ever ever, and then you kiss and that's all.
I won't let that boy come here if you go and stay with him instead of coming to talk to me," he said.
Will you, won't you, will you, won't you, will you join the dance?
Dantes is my friend, and I won't have him ill-used.
Now--now--look--a--here, you Tom Jamison--now--I won't have this--this here won't do.
You won't ask it twice," rejoined Santos, shrugging.
Only, never fear, you won't be expected to make yourself lean, if you're found to be heavy.