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Definition of will verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

will

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//wɪl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//wɪl//
 
 
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(will) [intransitive] (only used in the simple present tense) (old-fashioned or formal) to want or like Call it what you will, it's still a problem. Word Originverb Old English willa (noun), willian (verb), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch wil, German Wille (nouns), also to the modal verb will and the adverb well.
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