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Autor:  PPAULO
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Data:  31/MAI/2016 9:48 PM
Assunto:  Will
 
Mensagem:  Will as a verb sounds, archaic, too archaich indeed.

https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/will


(transitive) To bequeath (something) to someone in one's will (legal document). [from 15th c.]
He willed his stamp collection to the local museum.


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Another example  is will as the instruction left on the will

As in "My mother died and she willed her home to her children. If we keep the home in the family and not sell it, can someone filed a lien or get money for credit cards or other debt she owed?"

It seems like it has some intersection in sense, with the meaning from the 15th century, but it seems to me as it have evolved to that sense of ''she left instructed". But in practice is the same things, since "she handed down her home to her children".  
There´s some intersection in sense (in practice), but that doesn´t means that "will" would  be used as a verb. My thinking, though.

Should it be a verb, it would be conjugated with all pronouns/subjects.
But then, regard this as an educated guess of  mine, I am just a learner, not a linguist or something, so I leave the ball on the Experts´ court now.


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Will  –  Noelle  31/MAI/2016, 11:51 AM
 Will  –  PPAULO  31/MAI/2016, 9:48 PM
Will  –  Noelle  01/JUN/2016, 12:31 PM
Will  –  PPAULO  01/JUN/2016, 9:33 PM

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