willing

  • 1 Willing — ist ein Ortsname: Willing (Bad Aibling), Ortsteil der Stadt Bad Aibling, Landkreis Rosenheim, Bayern Willing (Kienberg), Ortsteil der Gemeinde Kienberg, Landkreis Traunstein, Bayern Willing (Osterhofen), Ortsteil der Stadt Osterhofen, Landkreis… …

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  • 2 Willing — Will ing, a. [From {Will}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. Free to do or to grant; having the mind inclined; not opposed in mind; not choosing to refuse; disposed; not averse; desirous; consenting; complying; ready. [1913 Webster] Felix, willing to show …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 willing — I (desirous) adjective assenting, disposed, eager, earnest, enthusiastic, partial to, ready, volitional, zealous II (not averse) adjective acquiescent, agreeable, amenable, compliant, content, consenting, fain, favorably inclined, favorable,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 willing — O.E. willendliche; see WILL (Cf. will) (v.) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 willing — *voluntary, intentional, deliberate, willful Analogous words: prone, open (see LIABLE): inclined, predisposed, disposed (see INCLINE vb) Antonyms: unwilling Contrasted words: reluctant, loath, *disinclined, indisposed, averse …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 willing — [adj] agreeable, ready accommodating, active, amenable, cheerful, compliant, consenting, content, deliberate, desirous, disposed, eager, energetic, enthusiastic, fair, favorable, feeling, forward, game, go along with, happy, in accord with,… …

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  • 7 willing — ► ADJECTIVE 1) ready, eager, or prepared to do something. 2) given or done readily. DERIVATIVES willingly adverb willingness noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 willing — [wil′iŋ] adj. [ME < OE willung < willian, to WILL1, v.] 1. favorably disposed or consenting (to do something specified or implied) 2. acting, giving, etc. readily and cheerfully 3. done, given, etc. readily or gladly; voluntary willingly… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 willing — adj. VERBS ▪ appear, be, prove, seem ▪ They appear willing to talk to us. ▪ find sb ▪ She finally find someone willing to lend her some money …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 10 willing — [[t]wɪ̱lɪŋ[/t]] ♦♦ 1) ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ to inf If someone is willing to do something, they are fairly happy about doing it and will do it if they are asked or required to do it. The military now say they re willing to hold talks with the… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 willing — will|ing W3S2 [ˈwılıŋ] adj 1.) [not before noun] prepared to do something, or having no reason to not want to do it willing to do sth ▪ How much are they willing to pay? quite/perfectly willing ▪ I told them I was perfectly willing to help. 2.)… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 willing */*/*/ — UK [ˈwɪlɪŋ] / US adjective a) if you are willing to do something, you do it when someone asks you, sometimes when you do not want to I wasn t willing to accept every item on the list. They are very willing to give her the chance she needs. Try… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 willing — adj. & n. adj. 1 ready to consent or undertake (a willing ally; am willing to do it). 2 given or done etc. by a willing person (willing hands; willing help). n. cheerful intention (show willing). Derivatives: willingly adv. willingness n …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14 willing — will|ing [ wılıŋ ] adjective *** if you are willing to do something, you do it when someone asks you, sometimes when you do not want to: I wasn t willing to accept every item on the list. They are very willing to give her the chance she needs.… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 willing — / wILIN/ adjective 1 be willing (to do sth) to be prepared to do something, or have no reason to not want to do it: How much are they willing to pay? | quite/perfectly willing: I told them I was perfectly willing to help. 2 willing helper/worker… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 willing — /ˈwɪlɪŋ / (say wiling) adjective 1. disposed or consenting (without being particularly desirous): willing to take what one can get. 2. cheerfully consenting or ready: a willing worker. 3. done, given, borne, used, etc., with cheerful readiness. 4 …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 willing — adj. willing to (she is willing to help) * * * [ wɪlɪŋ] willing to (she is willing to help) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 18 willing*/*/ — [ˈwɪlɪŋ] adj 1) if you are willing to do something, you do it when someone asks you Ant: unwilling They are very willing to give her the job.[/ex] I wasn t willing to accept his gifts.[/ex] 2) enthusiastic about doing something Ant: unwilling a… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 19 willing — adjective Date: 14th century 1. inclined or favorably disposed in mind ; ready < willing and eager to help > 2. prompt to act or respond < lending a willing hand > 3. done, borne, or accepted by choice or without reluctance < a willing sacrifice… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 willing — willingly, adv. willingness, n. /wil ing/, adj. 1. disposed or consenting; inclined: willing to go along. 2. cheerfully consenting or ready: a willing worker. 3. done, given, borne, used, etc., with cheerful readiness. [1250 1300; ME. See WILL2,… …

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