Willing

Definition of Willing

Will´ing
a.1.Free to do or to grant; having the mind inclined; not opposed in mind; not choosing to refuse; disposed; not averse; desirous; consenting; complying; ready.
Felix, willing to show the Jews a pleasure, left Paul bound.
- Acts xxiv. 27.
With wearied wings and willing feet.
- Milton.
[Fruit] shaken in August from the willing boughs.
- Bryant.
2.Received of choice, or without reluctance; submitted to voluntarily; chosen; desired.
[They] are held, with his melodious harmony,
In willing chains and sweet captivity.
- Milton.
3.Spontaneous; self-moved.
No spouts of blood run willing from a tree.
- Dryden.

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