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  Definition of prefer
  1. select as an alternative; choose instead; prefer as an alternative; "I always choose the fish over the meat courses in this restaurant"; "She opted for the job on the East coast"
  2. like better; value more highly; "Some people prefer camping to staying in hotels"; "We prefer sleeping outside"
  3. promote over another; "he favors his second daughter"
  4. give preference to one creditor over another
Similar Words: choose, opt, favor, favour

 

Hyponyms: opt out, cop out, advantage

 

Entailments: compare

 

Derivational Morphology: choice, selection, option, pick, preferment, predilection, preference, orientation, penchant, taste, favor, favour

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 比较喜欢   Danish: foretrække  
Dutch: voorkeur geven   Finnish: pitää parempana  
French: préférer   German: vorziehen  
Hungarian: szívesebben tenni   Italian: preferire  
Japanese: の方を好む   Korean: -더 촣아하다  
Polish: woleć   Portuguese: preferir  
Russian: предпочитать   Spanish: preferir  
Swedish: föredraga  
 
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