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    prefer - Dictionary definition and meaning for word prefer

    Definition
    (verb) like better; value more highly
    Example Sentence
    • Some people prefer camping to staying in hotels
    • We prefer sleeping outside
    Definition
    (verb) select as an alternative over another
    Synonyms : choose , opt
    Example Sentence
    • I always choose the fish over the meat courses in this restaurant
    • She opted for the job on the East coast
    Definition
    (verb) promote over another
    Synonyms : favor , favour
    Example Sentence
    • he favors his second daughter
    Definition
    (verb) give preference to one creditor over another
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