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Synonyms for will

Synonyms for will

the mental faculty by which one deliberately chooses or decides


a desire for a particular thing or activity

unrestricted freedom to choose

to have the desire or inclination to

to give (property) to another person after one's death

Synonyms for will

the capability of conscious choice and decision and intention

a fixed and persistent intent or purpose

a legal document declaring a person's wishes regarding the disposal of their property when they die

decree or ordain

Related Words

determine by choice

leave or give by will after one's death

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Second, we must address whether evidence of a testator's intent in the particular case should override assumptions of intent drawn in the general case.
Doing so might or might not correspond with the typical testator's intent.
The alternative antiformalistic move would allow courts to weigh the effects that changed circumstances have on a testator's intent and to implement that reading even in want of a codicil.
Interplay of Testator's Intent and Revocation Statutes
In conjunction with the testator's compliance with statutory formalities, the testator's intent plays a vital role in the court's interpretation.
All words used in a will are subject to the testator's intent.