Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun willing

1 sense of willing

Sense 1
volition, willing -- (the act of making a choice; "followed my father of my own volition")
       => choice, selection, option, pick -- (the act of choosing or selecting; "your choice of colors was unfortunate"; "you can take your pick")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb will

3 senses of will

Sense 1
will -- (decree or ordain; "God wills our existence")
       => ordain -- (issue an order)

Sense 2
will -- (determine by choice; "This action was willed and intended")
       => decide, make up one's mind, determine -- (reach, make, or come to a decision about something; "We finally decided after lengthy deliberations")

Sense 3
bequeath, will, leave -- (leave or give by will after one's death; "My aunt bequeathed me all her jewelry"; "My grandfather left me his entire estate")
       => give, gift, present -- (give as a present; make a gift of; "What will you give her for her birthday?")

Antonyms of adj willing

2 senses of willing

Sense 1
willing (vs. unwilling) -- (disposed or inclined toward; "a willing participant"; "willing helpers")

unwilling (vs. willing) -- (not disposed or inclined toward; "an unwilling assistant"; "unwilling to face facts")
        => grudging -- (of especially an attitude; "gave grudging consent"; "grudging acceptance of his opponent's victory")
        => loath, loth, reluctant -- (unwillingness to do something contrary to your custom; "a reluctant smile"; "loath to admit a mistake")
        => unintentional, unwilled -- (without deliberate intent; "my heart with unwilled love grew warm"- George Macdonald)

Sense 2
uncoerced, unforced, willing -- (not brought about by coercion or force; "the confession was uncoerced")

INDIRECT (VIA voluntary) -> involuntary, nonvoluntary, unvoluntary -- (not subject to the control of the will; "involuntary manslaughter"; "involuntary servitude"; "an involuntary shudder"; "It (becoming a hero) was involuntary. They sank my boat"- John F.Kennedy)

Similarity of adj willing

2 senses of willing

Sense 1
willing (vs. unwilling) -- (disposed or inclined toward; "a willing participant"; "willing helpers")
       => consenting -- (having given consent; "consenting adults")
       => disposed (predicate), fain, inclined (predicate), prepared -- (having made preparations; "prepared to take risks")
       => glad, happy -- (eagerly disposed to act or to be of service; "glad to help")
       => ready -- (mentally disposed; "he was ready to believe her")
       => volitional -- (with deliberate intention; "a volitional act")
       => willing and able -- (not reluctant)
          Also See-> compliant#1; inclined#1; ready#1; voluntary#1

Sense 2
uncoerced, unforced, willing -- (not brought about by coercion or force; "the confession was uncoerced")
       => voluntary (vs. involuntary) -- (of your own free will or design; done by choice; not forced or compelled; "man is a voluntary agent"; "participation was voluntary"; "voluntary manslaughter"; "voluntary generosity in times of disaster"; "voluntary social workers"; "a voluntary confession")

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