at will

adverb
as one chooses or pleases
-

he can roam the neighborhood at will

* * *

AS ONE PLEASES, as one thinks fit, to suit oneself, at whim.
will

* * *

adverb
: as one wishes : as or when it pleases or suits oneself

dreamer apparently moves about at will in the past, as well as in the present — Weston La Barre

blues sweep up from below, driving the school to the surface, there feeding upon them at will — L.K.Parritt

mounted … on bases that could be rotated at willMilitary Review

: subject to one's discretion or pleasure : at one's disposal

where person enters land by permission of owner for an indefinite period, and without reservation of rent, he is tenant at will by implication — North Eastern Reporter

* * *

at will
When or as one chooses
• • •
Main Entry:will

* * *

at will phrase
at any time that you want or choose

Children were allowed to enter and leave at will.

Thesaurus: not limited or restrictedsynonym
Main entry: will

* * *

at whatever time or in whatever way one pleases

it can be molded and shaped at will | he was shoved around at will

* * *

at will
: when you want or in a way that you want

She is free to come and go at will.

The document can be modified at will.

The soldiers were told to fire at will.

• • •
Main Entry:will

* * *

at ˈwill idiom
whenever or wherever you like

They were able to come and go at will.

Main entry:willidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • will — 1 n 1: the desire, inclination, or choice of a person or group 2: the faculty of wishing, choosing, desiring, or intending 3: a legal declaration of a person s wishes regarding the disposal of his or her property after death; esp: a formally… …   Law dictionary

  • Will Schuester — Glee character Matthew Morrison as Will Schuester First appearance Pilot …   Wikipedia

  • Will Durant — Born November 5, 1885(1885 11 05) North Adams, Massachusetts Died November 7, 1981(1981 11 07) (aged 96) Los Angeles, California Occupation Historian, writer, philosopher …   Wikipedia

  • Will Tura — (born August 2, 1940 in Veurne) is the stage name of Arthur, Knight Blanckaert, a Belgian artist famous in Flanders and the Netherlands. Tura is a singer, musician (he can play the piano, guitar, drums, accordion and harmonica), composer and… …   Wikipedia

  • Will Munson and Gwen Norbeck — Munson are fictional characters and a popular couple on the American soap opera As the World Turns . Will is played by Jesse Soffer and Gwen is played by Jennifer Landon. The couple is often lauded by critics and fans as the show s next… …   Wikipedia

  • Will smith — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Smith. Will Smith Nom de naissance Willard Christopher Smith, Jr …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Will Rogers — Nombre real William Penn Adair Rogers Nacimiento 4 de noviembre de 1879 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Will — • This article discusses will in its psychological aspect Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Will     Will     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Will Vandom — Personaje de WITCH Información Nombre original Wilhelmina Vandom Alias Will, Willie Sexo …   Wikipedia Español

  • Will (philosophy) — Will, or willpower, is a philosophical concept that is defined in several different ways.Will as internal driveNietzsche defines will similarly to the any internally motivated action usage, but more narrowly. In this sense, will is more a… …   Wikipedia

  • Will — ist eine Kurzform von William oder Willard, der englischen Variante zu Wilhelm das Pseudonym des belgischen Comiczeichners Willy Maltaite (1927–2000) Will ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Alfred Will (1906–1982), deutscher Grafiker Anne… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.