Definition of willing in English:


Syllabification: will·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈwiliNG


[often with infinitive]
  • 1Ready, eager, or prepared to do something: 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, of a mind, minded; happy, glad, pleased, agreeable, amenable
    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, willingly given, ungrudging, volunteered

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