Definition of Lief

1. Adverb. In a willing manner. "I would fain do it"

Exact synonyms: Fain, Gladly
Partainyms: Glad



Definition of Lief

1. n. Same as Lif.

2. a. Dear; beloved.

3. n. A dear one; a sweetheart.

4. adv. Gladly; willingly; freely; -- now used only in the phrases, had as lief, and would as lief; as, I had, or would, as lief go as not.

Definition of Lief

1. Adjective. (archaic) beloved, dear, agreeable ¹

2. Adjective. (archaic) willing ¹

3. Adverb. (archaic except UK dialectal) Readily, willingly. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lief

1. willing [adj LIEFER, LIEFEST] : LIEFLY [adv] - See also: willing

Medical Definition of Lief

1. A dear one; a sweetheart. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lief

lie upon
liebauite
liebenbergite
lieberkuhn
lieberkuhn's glands
liebfraumilch
liebfraumilchs
liebigite
lied
lieder
lieder singer
liedertafel
liedertafels
liedlike
lief (current term)
lief(p)
liefer
liefest
liefly
liefs
liefsome
liegance
liegances
liege
liege subject
liegedom
liegedoms
liegeman
liegemen

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