Associations to the word «Willing»


WILLING, adjective. Ready to do something that is not (can't be expected as) a matter of course.
WILLING, noun. (rare or obsolete) The execution of a will.
WILLING, verb. Present participle of will
WILLING HORSE, noun. (idiomatic) (dated) One who readily performs hard work or who voluntarily tolerates an adverse situation.

Dictionary definition

WILLING, noun. The act of making a choice; "followed my father of my own volition".
WILLING, adjective. Disposed or inclined toward; "a willing participant"; "willing helpers".
WILLING, adjective. Not brought about by coercion or force; "the confession was uncoerced".

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