Topic: LAW

Sense: 1
Origin: Old English willian, from willa; WILL2
Sense: 2
Origin: Old English wyllan; WILL1


3 verb
1 [transitive] to try to make something happen by thinking about it very hard
will somebody to do something
She was willing herself not to cry.
2 [transitive + to]SCL to officially give something that you own to someone else after you die
3 [intransitive and transitive] old use to want something to happen:
The King wills it.

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