willing Definition

ready, eager, or prepared to do something.

Using willing: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "willing" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    She was willing to help us with the project.

  • Example

    He is always willing to lend a hand.

  • Example

    I am willing to learn new things.

  • Example

    They were willing to take the risk.

willing Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with willing

  • to be ready or prepared to do something


    I am willing to work hard to achieve my goals.

  • very eager or enthusiastic about doing something


    He was more than willing to help us with the project.

  • having both the desire and the ability to do something


    We need someone who is willing and able to take on this responsibility.


Summary: willing in Brief

The term 'willing' [ˈwɪlɪŋ] describes a state of readiness or eagerness to do something. It can be used in various contexts, such as willingness to help, learn, or take risks. Phrases like 'be willing to do something' and 'more than willing' emphasize the degree of eagerness, while 'willing and able' denotes both the desire and ability to do something.

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