1. gladly; willingly: I would as lief go south as not.
2. willing; desirous.
3. dear; beloved; treasured.
Origin: before 900; Middle English leef, Old English lēof; cognate with Dutch lief, German lieb, Old Norse ljufr, Gothic liufs; akin to love
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