will‧ing S2 W3
1 [not before noun]
prepared to do something, or having no reason to not want to do it
willing to do something
How much are they willing to pay?
I told them I was perfectly willing to help.
someone who is eager to help etc and does not have to be persuaded:
I soon had an army of willing helpers.
Sixty percent of voters said they would willingly pay higher taxes for better health care.
—willingness noun [uncountable]