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Definition of "will" [will]

  • The mental faculty by which one deliberately chooses or decides upon a course of action: championed freedom of will against a doctrine of predetermination. (noun)
  • The act of exercising the will. (noun)
  • Diligent purposefulness; determination: an athlete with the will to win. (noun)
  • Self-control; self-discipline: lacked the will to overcome the addiction. (noun)
  • A desire, purpose, or determination, especially of one in authority: It is the sovereign's will that the prisoner be spared. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "will" in a sentence
  • "I think i have a book on birds that might interest you..will go check it out..if so will send it to you."
  • "I make minus the peppercorns..will try with that next time...thanks for the almost single..when you write, I will want to be among the first ones to read it!"
  • "Guess I will love this egg curry..will have to try it soon Meera"