Simple Definition of free will
: the ability to choose how to act
: the ability to make choices that are not controlled by fate or God
Full Definition of free will
1 : voluntary choice or decision <I do this of my own free will>
2 : freedom of humans to make choices that are not determined by prior causes or by divine intervention
Examples of free will in a sentence
He argues that all humans have free will.
<all of the workers at the homeless shelter are unpaid and are there of their own free will>
First Known Use of free will
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Definition of free will for Students
: a person's own choice or decision <She confessed of her own free will.>
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