What does the word prefer mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Preferably.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To offer.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To esteem above others.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To advance; appoint.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Preferable.

Usage examples for prefer

  1. Would you really prefer to have me? – Frank's Campaign or the Farm and the Camp by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  2. I should prefer them to any others. – Elsie's Womanhood by Martha Finley
  3. " I am glad you are content, Lord Abbot," said Torfrida; " I trust you prefer dining with me to burning me, as you meant to do." – Hereward, The Last of the English by Charles Kingsley
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