willed


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Will \Will\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Willed; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Willing. Indic. present I will, thou willeth, he wills; we,
   ye, they will.] [Cf. AS. willian. See Will, n.]
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   1. To form a distinct volition of; to determine by an act of
      choice; to ordain; to decree. "What she will to do or
      say." --Milton.
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            By all law and reason, that which the Parliament
            will not, is no more established in this kingdom.
                                                  --Milton.
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            Two things he [God] willeth, that we should be good,
            and that we should be happy.          --Barrow.
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   2. To enjoin or command, as that which is determined by an
      act of volition; to direct; to order. [Obs. or R.]
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            They willed me say so, madam.         --Shak.
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            Send for music,
            And will the cooks to use their best of cunning
            To please the palate.                 --Beau. & Fl.
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            As you go, will the lord mayor . . .
            To attend our further pleasure presently. --J.
                                                  Webster.
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   3. To give or direct the disposal of by testament; to
      bequeath; to devise; as, to will one's estate to a child;
      also, to order or direct by testament; as, he willed that
      his nephew should have his watch.
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