1) v. t. - Commonly used as an auxiliary verb, either in the past tense or in the conditional or optative present. See 2d & 3d Will.
2) n. - See 2d Weld.
3) v. - The choice or determination of one who has authority; a decree; a command; discretionary pleasure.
4) v. - Strong wish or inclination; desire; purpose.
5) v. - That which is strongly wished or desired.
6) v. - Arbitrary disposal; power to control, dispose, or determine.
7) v. - The legal declaration of a person's mind as to the manner in which he would have his property or estate disposed of after his death; the written instrument, legally executed, by which a man makes disposition of his estate, to take effect after his death; testament; devise. See the Note under Testament, 1.
8) adv. - To wish; to desire; to incline to have.
9) adv. - As an auxiliary, will is used to denote futurity dependent on the verb. Thus, in first person, "I will" denotes willingness, consent, promise; and when "will" is emphasized, it denotes determination or fixed purpose; as, I will go if you wish; I will go at all hazards. In the second and third persons, the idea of distinct volition, wish, or purpose is evanescent, and simple certainty is appropriately expressed; as, "You will go," or "He will go," describes a future event as a fact only. To emphasize will denotes (according to the tone or context) certain futurity or fixed determination.
10) v. i. - To be willing; to be inclined or disposed; to be pleased; to wish; to desire.
11) n. - To form a distinct volition of; to determine by an act of choice; to ordain; to decree.
12) n. - To enjoin or command, as that which is determined by an act of volition; to direct; to order.
13) n. - To give or direct the disposal of by testament; to bequeath; to devise; as, to will one's estate to a child; also, to order or direct by testament; as, he willed that his nephew should have his watch.
14) v. i. - To exercise an act of volition; to choose; to decide; to determine; to decree.
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