Definition of willing
- willing and eager to help
- lending a willing hand
- a willing sacrifice
He was a willing participant in the crime.
She's lending a willing hand.
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: 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
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investment of mental or emotional energy
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