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  Words related to will

Related / Similar Words: volition, testament, wish, bequeath, leave

 

Definition:
  • the capability of conscious choice and decision and intention; "the exercise of their volition we construe as revolt"- George Meredith;
  • a fixed and persistent intent or purpose; "where there''s a will there''s a way";
  • a legal document declaring a person''s wishes regarding the disposal of their property when they die;
  • determine by choice; "This action was willed and intended";
  • have in mind; "I will take the exam tomorrow";
  • decree or ordain; "God wills our existence";
  • leave or give by will after one''s death; "My aunt bequeathed me all her jewelry"; "My grandfather left me his entire estate";

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    Hyponyms: velleity, Old Testament, New Testament, devise, intend, mean, think, pass on, remember, fee-tail, entail

     

    Grouped Verbs: leave, leave behind, impart, give, pass on

     

    Derivational Morphology: wish, bequeath, leave, volition, willing, testament

     

    Language Translations:
    Dutch: testament and wil and zullen   Esperanto: ''Use the future form of the verb that follows'' and testamento and volo  
    Finnish: tahto and testamentti   French: ''Use the future form of the verb that follows; in colloquial speech, use verb "to go" as auxiliar + infinitive'' and testament and volonté  
    German: Testament and werden and Wille   Greek: βούληση and διαθήκη  
    Hebrew: צוואה   Hungarian: fog and szándék and végrendelet  
    Italian: ''Use the future form of the verb that follows'' and volontà   Japanese: 遺書 and 意志  
    Latin: testamentum and velle   Norwegian: testament and vil and vilje  
    Polish: testament   Portuguese: ''Use the future form of the verb that follows; in colloquial speech, use verb "to go" as auxiliar + infinitive except when followed by this same verb'' and testamento and vontade  
    Romanian: testament and voinţă   Russian: воля and завещание  
    Slovak: testament and vôľa   Slovene: oporoka and volja  
    Spanish: ''Use the future form of the verb that follows'' and testamento and voluntad   Swedish: kommer att and testamente and vilja  
    Telugu: వీలునామా   Turkish: (2): suffix for all verbs: -ecek. Variants (because of the vowel harmony in Turkish): -ecek (if the last vowel of a verb one of these; e,i,ö,ü) or -acak (for the vowels a,ı,o or u).  
     
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