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Another word for will

  1. The mental faculty by which one deliberately chooses or decides

      1. The act of making a conscious choice or decision:
      2. The power or faculty of using the will
      3. The act of using the will; exercise of the will as in deciding what to do
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  2. Unwavering firmness of character, action, or will

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  3. A desire for a particular thing or activity

      1. A source of enjoyment or delight:
      2. A pleased feeling; enjoyment; delight; satisfaction
      3. One's preference or wish:
      1. The part or faculty of a person by which one feels, perceives, thinks, remembers, desires, and imagines:
      2. Focus of thought; attention:
      3. Opinion or sentiment:
      1. Preference or taste
      2. A like; a predilection.
      3. A feeling of attraction or love; fondness:
      1. The mental faculty through which whims, visions, and fantasies are summoned up; imagination, especially of a whimsical or fantastic nature.
      2. The enthusiasts or fans of a sport or pursuit considered as a group.
      3. Something imagined or invented by the mind:
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  4. Unrestricted freedom to choose

      1. A pleased feeling; enjoyment; delight; satisfaction
      2. A source of enjoyment or delight:
      3. One's preference or wish:
      1. The freedom or authority to make decisions and choices; power to judge or act
      2. The quality of being discreet, or careful about what one does and says; prudence
      3. (Archaic) The ability or power to discern what is responsible or socially appropriate:
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  1. To have the desire or inclination to

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  2. To give (property) to another person after one's death

      1. (Law) To transmit or give (real property) by will.
      2. To work out or create (something) by thinking; contrive; plan; invent
      3. (Obs.) To guess or imagine
      1. To pass (something) on to another; hand down:
      2. (Law) To give or leave by will; to give by testament.
      3. (Law) To leave or give (personal property) by will.
      1. To give or deposit, as for use or information, upon one's departure or in one's absence:
      2. To abandon or forsake:
      3. To set out or depart; go:
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Another word for will

  1. Desire

  2. Command

  3. Conscious power

  4. Testament for the disposition of property

  1. To exert one's will

  2. To wish

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  3. An indication of futurity

Synonym Study

  • Volition stresses the exercise of the will in making a choice or decision he came of his own volition
  • Will , the more inclusive term here, basically denotes the power of choice and deliberate action or the intention resulting from the exercise of this power freedom of the will, the will to succeed