1. 1〔意志〕one's will;〔決意〕one's resolution
    • 志の固い男
    • a man of 「strong will [resolution]
  1. 2〔目的〕an aim, (a) purpose;〔意図〕one's intention(s)
    • 彼は志を立てて家を出た
    • He decided on his path in life and left home.
    • 20歳の時に医者になろうと志を立てた
    • At twenty he determined [resolved] to become a doctor.
    • ついに志を遂げた
    • He attained [accomplished] his aim [purpose] at last./He finally realized his aspiration [ambition/goal].
    • 事は志と違ってしまった
    • Things turned out contrary to my hopes [intentions].
  1. 3〔望み〕(a) wish
    • 父の志に従って家業を継いだ
    • Following my father's wishes, I took over the family business.
  1. 4〔好意〕kindness
    • お志はありがたいのですが…
    • I appreciate your kindness very much, but....
    • 助けてくれるという彼女の志を無にしてはいけない
    • You should accept her kind offer to help you.
  1. 5〔気持ちを表した贈り物〕
    • これはほんの[感謝の]志です
    • This is only 「a small present [a small token of my gratitude].
    • 彼はテーブルにいくらかの志を置いた
    • He left some money on the table as a tip.