Definition of will:

part of speech: verb

A defective verb used along with another verb to express future time; in the first person, will promises or expresses fixed purpose or determination, as " I will eat"; in the second and third, will simply foretells, as, " thou wilt eat," " he will eat.

part of speech: verb

To determine; to direct; to choose; to enjoin; to dispose of by will or testament.

part of speech: noun

The power of determining or choosing; discretion; power; of determining or choosing; discretion; power; pleasure; inclination; intention; that which is wished or desired; a formal declaration in writin of what a person desires to be done with his real or personal estate after death; the written document containing such instruction.

Usage examples:

  • " Oh, I think he will William Dean Howells in "A Hazard of New Fortunes, Part Fifth".
  • Yes, I suppose he will Marie Belloc Lowndes in "Jane Oglander".
  • We will have to hurry. Charles Weathers Bump in "The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories".
  • Of course you will Pauline Lester in "Marjorie Dean High School Freshman".

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