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
: not in conformity with : contrary to
: in competition with
: in preparation for the time when
: some person : somebody
used to express futurity
used to express desire, choice, willingness, consent, or in negative constructions refusal
used to express a command, exhortation, or injunction
: a legal declaration of a person's wishes regarding the disposal of his or her property or estate after death
: desire, wish: such as
: disposition, inclination
: to cause or change by an act of will
: intend, purpose
: decree, ordain
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