Definition: 'Will'

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  • Length: 4 characters
  • Syllables: 1

Results for word: will

Lexical Information:
  • Nouns can be replaced by Pronouns
  • One of the 220 words in the Dolch high frequency list
  • One of the 850 words in Basic English
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • This is a common first name
  • Name of an American county [from the US Census]
  • Term used in investment
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula
Grammatical Information:
  • Modal verb
  • Countable Noun
  • Present Tense
  • Names of people, places, organisations, etc begin with a Capital Letter and are called Proper Nouns
  • Nouns are words giving names to objects and things, which can be physical or concepts, etc
  • A verb describes an action or a state
  • A verb can include information about the duration, time of the action or state, the people involved and whether it is habitual, complete or not
  • Auxiliary Verbs are used to show Voice and Tense and are used in Negatives and Questions
  • Modal verbs are used to show Obligation, Possibilty, Permission, Prohibition, etc
Usage Notes:
  • We use the present or past tense after IN CASE, not WILL or SHALL
  • We use the present or past tense after AS SOON AS, not WILL or SHALL
  • We use the present or past tense after WHEN as a conjunction
  • We use the present or past tense after UNLESS, but we don't use WILL or SHALL
  • Can be contracted in spoken and informal writing to -'LL
  • The negative can be contracted in spoken and informal writing to WON'T

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Similar Words (using 'will' as word stem):

Prefix + 'will'

freewill, goodwill, outwill, overwill, pigswill, swill, twill, whippoorwill,

'will' + Suffix

willable, willard, willed, willer, willers, willet, willets, willful, willfully, willfulness, william, williams, williamson, willied, willies, willing, willinger, willingest, willingly, willingness, willis, williwau, williwaus, williwaw, williwaws, willow, willowed, willower, willowers, willowherb, willowier, willowiest, willowing, willows, willowy, willpower, willpowers, wills, willy, willyard, willyart, willying, willynilly, willywaw, willywaws, willywillies, willywilly,