Definition of willing
willinglyplay \ˈwi-liŋ-lē\ adverb
Examples of willing in a Sentence
He was a willing participant in the crime.
She's lending a willing hand.
Recent Examples of willing from the Web
Some people were willing to take other animals as trade for theirs, in the spirit of swapping.
Many GrabBike drivers originally worked as Xe Om, but not all are willing to sign up.
But that’s enough for Ciu Hu, who wants the secret and is willing to do anything to get it.
Is Charlotte City Council willing to give soccer a second chance?
Which brings us back to the uncertain fate of France’s second most popular cheese: Fewer and fewer farmers who are willing to endure the complicated process (or know how to do it) exist.
Right now, there are tons of companies looking for experienced health care providers that are willing to work from home to review medical records, provide patient services and education services, consult for companies, and more.
Key Democrats were stunned by the GOP response and exasperated that the White House seemed willing to let Republican opposition block any pre-election move.
And for the food traveler willing to go the extra 265 miles, London might soon become the footnote to eating vacations.
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WILLING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of willing for English Language Learners
: 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
WILLING Defined for Kids
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