Definition of against someone's will
- As a child, he was forced to play the violin against his will.
- She chose to go against her parents' will and marry him anyway.
: in opposition or hostility to
: contrary to
: in competition with
: in preparation for the time when
: some person : somebody
: desire, wish
used to express desire, choice, willingness, consent, or in negative constructions refusal
used to express frequent, customary, or habitual action or natural tendency or disposition
: desire, wish: such as
: disposition, inclination
: appetite, passion
: to order or direct by a will
: to dispose of by or as if by a will : bequeath
: to determine by an act of choice
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