1 desire, wish, longing, liking, inclination, disposition, drive, purposefulness, purpose, intent, intention, resolve, commitment, resolution, determination; will-power:
Where there's a will there's a way. Some believe that taking medication is against God's will. Marguerite seems to have lost the will to live.
2 choice, wishes, desire, inclination:
He was forced to submit against his will.
3 (last will and) testament, last wishes:
In accordance with his will, Josiah was buried at sea.
4 at will. as or when (one) pleases or wishes or thinks fit(ting), at (one's) desire or whim or pleasure or discretion:
If he brings his own car, then he can leave at will.
5 want, desire, wish, choose, see fit, make, compel, force, command, order, ordain, require:
When she willed him to appear, there was a flash of lightning and he was there.
6 leave, bequeath, devise, hand down or on, pass on, transfer; settle upon or on:
My great-uncle Philip willed me his collection of 19th-century theatre memorabilia.