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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the act of making a choice;
- Example: "followed my father of my own volition"
[syn: volition, willing]


1. disposed or inclined toward;
- Example: "a willing participant"
- Example: "willing helpers"

2. not brought about by coercion or force;
- Example: "the confession was uncoerced"
[syn: uncoerced, unforced, willing]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Will \Will\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Willed; p. pr. & vb. n. Willing. Indic. present I will, thou willeth, he wills; we, ye, they will.] [Cf. AS. willian. See Will, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. To form a distinct volition of; to determine by an act of choice; to ordain; to decree. "What she will to do or say." --Milton. [1913 Webster] By all law and reason, that which the Parliament will not, is no more established in this kingdom. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Two things he [God] willeth, that we should be good, and that we should be happy. --Barrow. [1913 Webster] 2. To enjoin or command, as that which is determined by an act of volition; to direct; to order. [Obs. or R.] [1913 Webster] They willed me say so, madam. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Send for music, And will the cooks to use their best of cunning To please the palate. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] As you go, will the lord mayor . . . To attend our further pleasure presently. --J. Webster. [1913 Webster] 3. To give or direct the disposal of by testament; to bequeath; to devise; as, to will one's estate to a child; also, to order or direct by testament; as, he willed that his nephew should have his watch. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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 Jews a pleasure, left Paul bound. --Acts xxiv. 27. [1913 Webster] With wearied wings and willing feet. --Milton. [1913 Webster] [Fruit] shaken in August from the willing boughs. --Bryant. [1913 Webster] 2. Received of choice, or without reluctance; submitted to voluntarily; chosen; desired. [1913 Webster] [They] are held, with his melodious harmony, In willing chains and sweet captivity. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. Spontaneous; self-moved. [R.] [1913 Webster] No spouts of blood run willing from a tree. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

willing adj 1: disposed or inclined toward; "a willing participant"; "willing helpers" [ant: unwilling] 2: not brought about by coercion or force; "the confession was uncoerced" [syn: uncoerced, unforced, willing] n 1: the act of making a choice; "followed my father of my own volition" [syn: volition, willing]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

100 Moby Thesaurus words for "willing": accordant, acquiescent, affirmative, agreeable, agreeing, alacritous, amenable, approving, apt, ardent, assenting, bright, clever, compliable, compliant, complying, conative, conforming, consentient, consenting, content, cooperative, deliberate, determined, devoted, disposed, docile, duteous, dutiful, eager, educable, endorsing, enthusiastic, experimental, facile, fain, fair, faithful, favorable, favorably disposed, favorably inclined, formable, forward, game, impressionable, in the mind, in the mood, inclined, instructable, intelligent, intentional, law-abiding, loyal, malleable, minded, moldable, motivated, nothing loath, obedient, open, permissive, plastic, pliable, pliant, predisposed, prompt, prone, quick, ratifying, ready, ready and willing, receptive, resolute, responsive, ripe for instruction, sanctioning, schoolable, submissive, susceptible, teachable, tentative, thirsty for knowledge, tractable, trainable, trial, unforced, ungrudging, unloath, unrefusing, unreluctant, venturesome, volitional, voluntary, well-disposed, well-inclined, willed, willful, willinghearted, witting, zealous