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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

References in classic literature ?
I won't preach any more, and I'd like to hear the news immensely.
You know you have--you can't hide anything, so up and fess, or I won't tell," cried Laurie.
Of course, you are sorry for her, but crying won't help her any.
Cause," said Davy very decidedly, "if she does I won't say my prayers before her like I do before you, Anne.
Shelby and all his tribe, because they are proud, and hold their heads up above him, and that I've got proud notions from you; and he says he won't let me come here any more, and that I shall take a wife and settle down on his place.
I 'm afraid it won't," began Polly, who, not being used to secrets, found it very hard to keep even a small one.
But if I take that same strength of arm and use it at pick-and-shovel work for a day and earn two dollars, you won't have anything to do with the two dollars.
And I won't say I haven't used the old drain once or twice after the fashion of my rude forefathers; but never was it such a godsend as it's been this time.
Oh, you can argue all night, Gilbert, but you won't convince me.
And then I won't have to kid him into doing some of the things I want.
My boy, I hope you will always defend your sister, and give anybody who insults her a good thrashing -- that is as it should be; but mind, I won't have any election blackguarding on my premises.
Now, I won't take that from you either,' said Jeremiah.
Oh, won't you, won't you, won't you, won't you, come to the Bower?
Only, never fear, you won't be expected to make yourself lean, if you're found to be heavy.
She won't trust me out of her sight a minute the whole evening--I know she won't.