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will

Part of speech: Noun

The power of the mind by which one chooses or determines; as, if you exert your will, you can do it; determination; choice; desire; as, he acted against his will; a determination by an authority; hence, a command; as he did his master's will: a legal document disposing of one's property at death.

Part of speech: Verb

Auxiliary having no imperative or infinitive, and followed by the infinitive without to: used, together with shall, to form the simple futre tense: thus, to express simple futurity, singular, first person, I shall; second person, you will; third person, he will; piural, first person, we shall; second person, you will; third person they will: used to express determination in an arrangement exactly the opposite: used in all persons to express willingness: used in a question, in the second and third persons, according to the form expected in the answer; as, shall he? will you? etc.; often used in commands for the sake of courtesy; as, you will take this report to the coionel.

Part of speech: Verb

To wish or desire; to decide upon; to intend firmly; to determine; to choose; command; direct; bequeath or give at death; as, to will one's property to one's heirs; to influence by exerting the power of determing; as, she willed him to turn around; to influence by hypnotic power.

Part of speech: Verb

To choose or decide; decree; to be willing; to wish.

Part of speech: Past tense

Would.

Part of speech: Past participle

Willed.

Part of speech: Past tense

Willing.

Usage examples "will":
  • I will have that! - "The Bridal March; One Day", Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson.
  • What will she do to me? - "Roderick Hudson", Henry James.
  • That is what you will do. - "Molly Bawn", Margaret Wolfe Hamilton.