willingly


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • adv

Synonyms for willingly

readily

Synonyms

Synonyms for willingly

Synonyms for willingly

in a willing manner

Synonyms

Antonyms

References in classic literature ?
When therefore he went out, all four of them confessed to him that they had stolen the money, and said that they would willingly restore it and give him a heavy sum into the bargain, if he would not denounce them, for if he did they would be hanged.
"It is nothing to me whether you go willingly or not.
I was aware that he entertained a cordial detestation of the ship, and believed that, should a fair chance of escape present itself, he would embrace it willingly.
I would willingly have given him some if I had been king of France."
"Very willingly, if it be necessary to reassure you," answered the minister, and Mazarin, who was delighted to get off so cheaply, led the way, in high spirits, to the corridor and opened the door.
"Willingly," said the cardinal; "I will even ask the count to keep it for my sake."
He wished there were someone to whom he could boast a little, and he would willingly have discussed minute points of his conduct.
He would willingly have bolted, but he was afraid of the remorse which he knew would seize him.
I read, or not very easily or willingly read at, his 'Essay on Man,' which my father admired, and which he probably put Pope's works into my hands to have me read; and I read the
I suppose that if I once cherished such a passion for Pope personally that I would willingly have done the things that he did, and told the lies, and vented the malice, and inflicted the cruelties that the poor soul was full of, it was for the reason, partly, that I did not see these things as they were, and that in the glamour of his talent I was blind to all but the virtues of his defects, which he certainly had, and partly that in my love of him I could not take sides against him, even when I knew him to be wrong.
The strangers took their seats at the table willingly enough, for they were all hungry and the platters were now heaped with good things to eat.
They came to her willingly, and Dorothy passed her hands over their faces and forms and decided one was a girl of about her own age and the other a boy somewhat smaller.
He followed the Soldier with the Green Whiskers very willingly, anxious that his fate might be decided as soon as possible.
But I am guilty of this act and whatever punishment you think I deserve I will suffer willingly."
Rokoff," she said, "had you attempted to force me to submit to your evil desires, but that you should be so fatuous as to believe that I, wife of John Clayton, would come to you willingly, even to save my life, I should never have imagined.