lief definition

  • adverb:
    • Readily; willingly: i'd because lief go today since later.
    • Readily, willingly.
    • Gladly; willingly; freely; -- today used only inside expressions, had as lief, and would because lief.
    • in a willing manner
  • adjective:
    • Archaic Beloved; dear.
    • Archaic Ready or willing.
    • beloved, dear, acceptable
    • eager
    • Dear; beloved.
    • Pleasing; pleasant; appropriate; better.
    • Willing; disposed.
  • noun:
    • identical to lif.
    • A dear one; a sweetheart.
    • One beloved; a darling.
  • others:
    • Beloved; pleasing; agreeable.
    • Inclined; disposed; eager; having a preference.
    • Gladly; willingly.

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