Pronunciation of Will
/wˈɪl/, /wˈɪl/, /w_ˈɪ_l/

Synonyms for will:

Sense 1

persistence, stamina, the law of the jungle, mettle, choose, decisiveness, perseverance, backbone, dynamism, vigor, decidedness, resoluteness, readiness, moxie, staying power, perversity, desire, calling, tenacity, purposefulness, willpower.

Sense 2

compliance, toughness, megalomania, vote, fix on, energy, grit, endurance.

Sense 3

fight, aspiration, liking, devise.

Sense 4

commitment, stand for, please, like, want.

Sense 5

pleasure, firmness, purpose, resolution, push, decision.

Sense 6

resolve, fancy, spirit.

Sense 7

volunteer, mind.

Sense 8


Sense 11


Sense 21



fix on.


leave behind, leave.


Self Determination.

Sense 1 (noun)


Sense 2 (noun)

resolution, decisiveness, Self Determination, mind.

Sense 3 (noun)

aspiration, energy, dynamism, drive, perseverance.

Sense 5 (noun)

purposefulness, resolve, decision, decidedness, purpose, firmness, willpower, resoluteness, toughness.

Sense 6 (noun)

liking, fancy, pleasure, like.

Sense 7 (noun)

stand for, readiness, volunteer.

backbone (noun)

mettle, stamina, tenacity, firmness, toughness, courage, grit.

desire (noun)


free will (noun)

autocracy, responsibility, option, spontaneity, volition, discretion, free will, determination.

intention (noun)

calculation, goal, approach, consideration, idea, policy, forecast, endeavor, prospectus, scheme, wish, aim, forethought, plan, procedure, ambition, object, agenda, scenario, schedule, intention, strategy, choice, expectation, proposal.

will (noun)

leave, discretion, resolve, discipline, testament, bequeath, liking, decision, desire, pleasure, option, power, purpose, mind, resolution, shall, willpower, fancy, aim, wish, decisiveness, intention, determination, volition.

bequeath (verb)

impart, entrust.

choose (verb)

fix on.

contribute (verb)

bequeath, accord, give.

give (verb)


will (verb)

like, pass on, please, devise, want, command, leave.

Usage examples for will:

  • They will not want to come back here. - "In Wild Rose Time", Amanda M. Douglas.
  • I think I will. - "The Queen of Hearts", Wilkie Collins Last Updated: January 3, 2009.
  • I will go and see him. - "Denzil Quarrier", George Gissing.

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