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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 will·ing /ˈwɪlɪŋ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Will, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Willed p. pr. & vb. n. Willing. Indic. present I will, thou willeth, he wills; we, ye, they will.]
 1. To form a distinct volition of; to determine by an act of choice; to ordain; to decree.  “What she will to do or say.”
    By all law and reason, that which the Parliament will not, is no more established in this kingdom.   --Milton.
    Two things he [God] willeth, that we should be good, and that we should be happy.   --Barrow.
 2. To enjoin or command, as that which is determined by an act of volition; to direct; to order.  [Obs. or R.]
    They willed me say so, madam.   --Shak.
 Send for music,
 And will the cooks to use their best of cunning
 To please the palate.   --Beau. & Fl.
 As you go, will the lord mayor . . .
 To attend our further pleasure presently.   --J. Webster.
 3. 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Will·ing a.
 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.  [R.]
    No spouts of blood run willing from a tree.   --Dryden.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: disposed or inclined toward; "a willing participant";
             "willing helpers" [ant: unwilling]
      2: not brought about by coercion or force; "the confession was
         uncoerced" [syn: uncoerced, unforced]
      3: disposed or willing to comply; "someone amenable to
         persuasion"; "the spirit indeed is willing but the flesh
         is weak"- Matthew 26:41 [syn: amenable, conformable]
      n : the act of making a choice; "followed my father of my own
          volition" [syn: volition]