Definition of willing in English:

willing

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Pronunciation: /ˈwɪlɪŋ
 
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adjective

  • 1Ready, eager, or prepared to do something: [with infinitive]: he was quite willing to compromise
    More example sentences
    • 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.
    Synonyms
    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.
    Synonyms
    readily given, gladly given, willingly given, promptly given, ungrudging

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