- 1. the faculty by which a person decides on and initiates action: "she has an iron will" Similar determinationfirmness of purposefixity of purposewill power
- 2. a legal document containing instructions as to what should be done with one's money and property after one's death. Similar testamentlast will and testamentlast wishesbequest(s)
- 1. make or try to make (someone) do something or (something) happen by the exercise of mental powers: "reluctantly he willed himself to turn and go back"
- 2. intend, desire, or wish (something) to happen: formal, literary "their friendship flourished particularly because Adams willed it" Similar decreeorderordaincommand