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The faculty by which a person decides on and initiates action
“He had an innate will to push on in the face of adversity.”
The thing that one desires or ordains
“It was Cersei's will that Joffrey become King despite his repugnant personality.”
A deliberate or fixed desire or intention
“Her near-death experience has left her with a will to always live life to the fullest.”
A legal document with instructions on the distribution of one's resources after death
“In light of his failing health, he decided that it was time to put together his will.”
One's conscious intent or volition
“It is my will to live as a recluse, free from the constraints of convention.”
One's thought processes
“Left-brain decision-makers tend to be logical, analytical and objective in their will.”
To choose to do
“Do what you will as it matters not to me.”
To give by means of a will
“He would will his estate to his children.”
To see fit
“Say what you will about his personality, but you have to admit his methods produce results.”
Expressing inevitable events
“The facts will often speak for themselves.”
To (attempt to) mentally cause to happen
“Fans would do their best to will their team to victory.”
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