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
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.].
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].
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].
Stet pro ratione voluntas.
Sic volo sic jubeo.
Beneficium accipere libertatem est vendere.
Was man nicht kann meiden muss man willig leiden.
Sir, we know the will is free, and theres an end ont.Johnson