Definition of willing in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwɪlɪŋ/


1Ready, eager, or prepared to do something: [with infinitive]: he was quite willing to compromise
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  • A permanent ceasefire and peace will come through a political solution for which all sides should be ready and willing to compromise.
  • At Imprint, what we require of volunteers is to be enthusiastic, eager and willing to learn.
  • He's eager and willing to please and follows my instructions without a fault.
ready, prepared, disposed, inclined, nothing loath, of a mind, so minded, minded, in the mood;
happy, glad, pleased;
eager, keen, enthusiastic;
consenting, agreeable, amenable, accommodating, obliging, compliant, acquiescent
informal game
1.1Given or done readily: willing and prompt obedience
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  • What is required of God's people is a willing obedience to be led through an incredible series of events.
  • You will readily obtain good advice, timely encouragement and willing support from your allies.
readily given, gladly given, willingly given, promptly given, ungrudging


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Words that rhyme with willing

deskilling, filling, grilling, killing, Pilling, quilling, Schilling, self-fulfilling, shilling, Trilling, unfulfilling

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