- Desire; wish; longing; liking, inclination; disposition to do something.
- Volition; faculty of mind which exercises judgement.
- Commandment; counsel; divine purpose.
- Choice; determination; selection.
- Favor; endowment; inheritance; testament; deposition of an estate.
will [-ed, -ing] v
OE; lexical verb; see will, n.
- Bequeath; dispose of by written statement; assign to posterity by legal testament.
- Desire; want to bring about.
- Decide; demand; determine; enforce; command to happen.
- Phrase. “Wilt Thou”: [second person form] will you; dost thou agree; do you consent; [may also be read as an auxiliary verb tag question with ellipsis of the infinitive lexical verb phrase]: would you blanket the newly-buried neighbor more than your acclimated creature?
will [wilt, wont] v
OE; modal auxiliary; see will, n., would, v.
- Choose to; decide to; determine to; resolve to.
- Desire to; want to; wish to.
- Shall; be going to; [future.]
- May; might; could; [subjunctive.]
- Intend to; plan to; [intention; motive.]
- As a consequence; [cause-effect.]
- Preferest/ prefer; durst/dare.
- Must; have to; [certainty or prophecy.]