If you can do something at will, you can do it when you want and as much as you want.
a declaration of willingness to do what is requested
If you believe in free will, you believe that people have a choice in what they do and that their actions have not been decided in advance by God or by any other power .
Ill will is unfriendly or hostile feelings that you have towards someone.
a malleable ductile silvery-white ferromagnetic metallic element occurring principally in haematite and magnetite . It is widely used for structural and engineering purposes. Symbol: Fe; atomic no: 26; atomic wt: 55.847; valency : 2,3,4, or 6; relative density : 7.874; melting pt: 1538°C; boiling pt: 2862°C
Someone's self-will is their determination to do what they want without caring what other people think .
the department, as of a large store, at which articles are held to be picked up, as when paid for
A living will is a document in which you say what medical or legal decisions you want people to make for you if you become too ill to make these decisions yourself.
(in the philosophy of Rousseau ) the source of legitimate authority residing in the collective will as contrasted with individual interests
that will do:
If you say that will do to a child, you are telling them to stop behaving in the way that they are.
with a will:
If you do something with a will, you do it with a lot of enthusiasm and energy.
time will tell:
If you say that time will tell whether something is true or correct, you mean that it will not be known until some time in the future whether it is true or correct.
what you will:
whatever you like
will to power:
the self-assertive creative drive in all individuals, regarded as the supreme quality of the superman
against sb's will:
If something is done against your will, it is done even though you do not want it to be done.
a sum of money paid by someone to enter a place where no official entrance fee is charged
heads will roll:
If you say that heads will roll as a result of something bad that has happened, you mean that people will be punished for it, especially by losing their jobs .
murder will out:
a murder or murderer will always be revealed
sb will be lucky:
If you say that someone will be lucky to do or get something, you mean that they are very unlikely to do or get it, and will definitely not do or get any more than that.
sb will go far:
If you say that someone will go far, you mean that they will be very successful in their career .
You can refer to someone or something that keeps disappearing or that is impossible to catch or reach as a will-o'-the-wisp .
payment by instalments ; the buyer takes possession of the merchandise only when the full price has been paid
Willpower is a very strong determination to do something.
an effort of will:
If you do something difficult or painful by an effort of will, you manage to make yourself do it.
boys will be boys:
If you say boys will be boys, for example when a group of men are behaving noisily or aggressively, you are suggesting in a light-hearted way that this is typical male behaviour and will never change.
a large North American nightjar, Caprimulgus carolinensis, similar to the whippoorwill
I will/can manage:
You say ' I can manage ' or ' I'll manage ' as a way of refusing someone's offer of help and insisting on doing something by yourself.
last will and testament:
Someone's last will and testament is the most recent will that they have made, especially the last will that they make before they die .
of your own free will:
If you do something of your own free will, you do it by choice and not because you are forced to do it.
that will be the day:
I look forward to that
sth will take some beating:
If you say that something will take some beating, you mean that it is very good and it is unlikely that anything better will be done or made.
sb will/can not go far wrong:
If you say that someone won't go far wrong or can't go far wrong with a particular thing or course of action, you mean that it is likely to be successful or satisfactory .
someone will eat someone alive:
said to mean that someone will completely defeat someone else
will never do/would never do:
If you say that something will never do or would never do, you are saying, often humorously, that you think it is not appropriate or not suitable in some way.
with the best will in the world:
even with the best of intentions
everything will come out in the wash:
said to reassure someone that everything will be all right
something will come out in the wash:
said to mean that people will eventually find out the truth about something
something will put hairs on your chest:
said to mean that an alcoholic drink is very strong
sb will come to no harm/no harm will come to sb:
If you say that someone or something will come to no harm or that no harm will come to them, you mean that they will not be hurt or damaged in any way .
a drowning man will clutch at a straw:
when hope of success is fading, people will try anything, no matter how unlikely it is that it will provide a solution
when the cat's away, the mice will play:
said to mean that people do what they want, or misbehave when their boss or another person in authority is away
someone or something will knock your socks off:
said to mean that someone or something is very good and that you are very impressed by them
someone will eat their hat if something happens:
said to mean that someone does not believe that a particular thing will happen
someone will cross that bridge when they come to it:
said to mean that someone intends to deal with a problem when, or if, it happens, rather than worrying about the possibility of it happening
someone will go to the wall for someone or something:
said to mean that someone is prepared to suffer on behalf of a person or a principle that they support strongly
someone has made their bed and will have to lie on it:
said to mean that someone has to accept the unpleasant results of a decision which they made at an earlier time
someone will be laughing on the other side of their face:
said to mean that although someone is happy or successful at the moment, things are likely to go wrong for them in the future . The American expression is someone will be laughing out of the other side of their mouth .