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Noun: will  wil
  1. The capability of conscious choice and decision and intention
    "the exercise of their will we construe as revolt";
    - volition
     
  2. A fixed and persistent intent or purpose
    "where there's a will there's a way"
     
  3. (law) a legal document declaring a person's wishes regarding the disposal of their property when they die
    - testament
Verb: will  wil
  1. Expresses the future tense
    "tomorrow it will be sunny"
     
  2. Decree or ordain
    "God wills our existence"
     
  3. Determine by choice
    "This action was willed and intended"
     
  4. Leave or give by will after one's death
    "My aunt willed me all her jewellery";
    - bequeath, leave
     
  5. Expresses a request for action
    "will you clean it for me?"
     
  6. Wish strongly as if to make happen
    "he willed the clouds to rain"

Derived forms: willing, willed, wills

Type of: aim, decide, design, determine, faculty, gift, give, instrument, intent, intention, legal document, legal instrument, make up one's mind, mental faculty, module, official document, ordain, present, purpose

Encyclopedia: Will