What does the word preference mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • The act of preferring, the state of being preferred, or that which is preferred.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Preferentially.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Preferential.

Usage examples for preference

  1. All choose a good name in preference to a bad one. – Twenty-Four Short Sermons On The Doctrine Of Universal Salvation by John Bovee Dods
  2. She seemed satisfied, and smiled as she said, " Thank you, but you shall have your preference also." – A Day Of Fate by E. P. Roe
  3. I know that she is particularly anxious for your preference, and I am sure that she deserves it. – The Parent's Assistant by Maria Edgeworth