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willing

wil·ling

willing

 
pronunciation:
wI lIng
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: inclined or disposed; not objecting or resisting; ready.
I'll tell her everything if she's finally willing to listen.The company wanted to buy the property for a new hotel, but the owners were not willing to sell.
synonyms:
disposed, prepared, ready
antonyms:
disinclined, indisposed, loath, unwilling
similar words:
agreeable, desirous, forward, game, glad, inclined, receptive, well-disposed
definition 2: ready to perform or join in gladly; cheerfully consenting.
Her daughter is always a willing helper when she's baking cookies.
synonyms:
accommodating, agreeable, amenable, cheerful, compliant, obliging
antonyms:
grudging, reluctant, unenthusiastic
similar words:
consenting, cooperative, eager, favorable, forward, obedient
definition 3: performed, offered, or given in a cheerfully compliant manner.
Hers was a willing sacrifice.He is young, but his willing participation in the crime cannot be overlooked.
synonyms:
cheerful, freewill, voluntary
similar words:
volitive
derivations: willingly (adv.), willingness (n.)