Thesaurus > Related Words: prefer

  Words related to prefer

Related / Similar Words: choose, opt, favor, favour

 

Definition:
  • 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";
  • like better; value more highly; "Some people prefer camping to staying in hotels"; "We prefer sleeping outside";
  • promote over another; "he favors his second daughter";
  • give preference to one creditor over another;

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    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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