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Synonyms for willwɪl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. volition, will(noun)

    the capability of conscious choice and decision and intention

    "the exercise of their volition we construe as revolt"- George Meredith

    will, testament, volition, willing

  2. will(noun)

    a fixed and persistent intent or purpose

    "where there's a will there's a way"

    testament, volition

  3. will, testament(verb)

    a legal document declaring a person's wishes regarding the disposal of their property when they die

    will, testament, volition

  4. will(verb)

    decree or ordain

    "God wills our existence"

    bequeath, leave

  5. will(verb)

    determine by choice

    "This action was willed and intended"

    bequeath, leave

  6. bequeath, will, leave(verb)

    leave or give by will after one's death

    "My aunt bequeathed me all her jewelry"; "My grandfather left me his entire estate"

    lead, go forth, leave alone, exit, leave behind, go away, give, will, provide, get out, result, pull up stakes, go out, entrust, pass on, depart, forget, bequeath, leave, allow, impart, allow for

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. will(n.)

    power of determination, power of choosing, faculty of volition

  2. will(n.)

    wish, desire, inclination, disposition, pleasure

  3. will(n.)

    command, behest, order, direction

  4. will(n.)

    testament, last will and testament

  5. will(v. a.)

    determine, decree, enjoin, command, direct

  6. will(v. a.)

    bequeath, devise, demise, leave, give by will

  7. will(v. n.)

    exercise volition

  8. will(v. n.)

    devise, choose, elect, be disposed, be inclined, be pleased, have a mind

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

willingness, 'il, desire, bo, gonna, goes, testament, commitment, determination, bus, va, readiness, θα, wish, go

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