|Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.|
|Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers|
|Division (I) Individual Volition|
| Section I. Volition in General|
| 1. Acts of Volition|
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|NOUN:||WILL, volition, conation, volitiency, velleity; liberum arbitrium [L.]; will and pleasure, free will; freedom [See Freedom]; discretion; choice, inclination, intent, purpose, voluntarism; option (choice) [See Choice]; voluntariness; spontaneity, spontaneousness; originality.|
WISH, desire, pleasure, mind, frame of mind (inclination) [See Willingness]; intention [See Intention]; predetermination [See Predetermination]; selfcontrol &c. determination (resolution) [See Resolution]; force of will, will power, autocracy, bossiness [colloq., U. S.].
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|VERB:||WILL, list [archaic]; see fit, think fit; determine (resolve) [See Resolution]; enjoin; settle (choose) [See Choice]; volunteer.|
HAVE A WILL OF ONES OWN; do what one chooses (freedom) [See Freedom]; have it all ones own way; have ones will, have ones own way; use -, exercise- ones discretion; take -upon oneself, - ones own course, - the law into ones own hands; do of ones own accord, do upon ones own authority, do upon ones own responsibility; take responsibility, boss [colloq.], take the bit between ones teeth; originate (cause) [See Cause].
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|ADJECTIVE:||VOLUNTARY, volitional, willful or wilful; free [See Freedom]; optional; discretional, discretionary; volitient, volitive; volunteer, voluntaristic; dictatorial, bossy [colloq., U. S.].|
minded (willing) [See Willingness]; prepense (predetermined) [See Predetermination]; intended [See Intention]; autocratic; unbidden &c. (bid [See Command]); spontaneous; original (causal) [See Cause]; unconstrained.
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|ADVERB:||VOLUNTARILY &c. adj.; at will, at pleasure; à volonté [F.], à discrétion [F.]; al piacere [It.]; ad libitum [L.], ad arbitrium [L.]; as one thinks proper, as it seems good to; a beneplacito [It].|
of ones own -accord, - free will; on ones own responsibility; proprio -, suo -, ex mero- motu [L.]; out of ones own head; by choice [See Choice]; purposely (intentionally) [See Intention]; deliberately [See Predetermination].
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- Stet pro ratione voluntas.
- Sic volo sic jubeo.
- Beneficium accipere libertatem est vendere.
- Deus vult.
- Was man nicht kann meiden muss man willig leiden.
- Sir, we know the will is free, and theres an end ont.Johnson