will·ing adjective \ˈwi-liŋ\
: not refusing to do something
: quick to act or respond : doing something or ready to do something without being persuaded
: done, made, or given by choice
: inclined or favorably disposed in mind : ready <willing and eager to help>
: prompt to act or respond <lending a willing hand>
: done, borne, or accepted by choice or without reluctance <a willing sacrifice>
: of or relating to the will or power of choosing : volitional
— will·ing·ly \-liŋ-lē\ adverb
— will·ing·ness noun
Examples of WILLING
- He was a willing participant in the crime.
- She's lending a willing hand.
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