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  Dictionary Definition of will

will [1]
verb; pres. sing. 1 will ; 2 will or ( Archaic ) wilt ; 3 will ; plural will ; pt. 1 would ; 2 would or ( Archaic ) wouldst ; 3 would ; plural would ; pp. ( Obsolete ) would ; imperative and infinitive lacking.

-- auxiliary verb
1. am (is, are, etc.) about or going to (in future constructions, denoting in the first person promise or determination, in the second and third persons mere futurity).
2. am (is, are, etc.) disposed or willing to.
3. am expected or required to.
4. may be expected or supposed to: you will not have forgotten him, this will be right.
5. am (is, are, etc.) determined or sure to (used emphatically): you would do it, people will talk.
6. am (is, are, etc.) accustomed to, or do usually or often: he would write for hours at a time.
-- verb (t), verb (i)
7. to wish; desire; like: as you will, would it were true.
[ME; OE wyllan, c. D willen, Icel. vilja, Goth. wiljan; akin to G wollen, L velle wish]