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)

Origin: From Will.

(01 Mar 1998)

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