Definition of willing in English:

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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

Words that rhyme with willing

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

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Syllabification: will·ing

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