Verb(1) like better; value more highly(2) select as an alternative over another(3) promote over another(4) give preference to one creditor over another
(1) the police will prefer charges(2) It will ask people if they prefer this new system or the current one of an executive of councillors being in charge.(3) I would prefer to discuss the matter in private(4) The company would prefer a single supplier who could provide it with chips and boards for the full range of computers.(5) Val would presumably prefer that you didn't get arrested(6) I prefer Venice to Rome(7) So all the government is doing in this case is enforcing what you would prefer people choose to do on their own.(8) If patients would prefer a hot breakfast selection they need only inform their ward hostess.(9) I much prefer it when other people tell me that than the other way around.(10) If people would prefer it in a different format, just drop me a line.(11) Many people simply prefer the star and will choose it over the other symbols.(12) The branches, however, proved to prefer approaches that were considerably more conventional.(13) I think people prefer a resident landlord as opposed to an absentee one.(14) I've always preferred starters to a sweet, unless I fancy all three which isn't often.(15) A prosecutor has considerable discretion as to what charges he prefers and the trial takes place on those charges.(16) Trumped-up civil charges were preferred against several prominent ministers.
(1) to prefer :: verkies
1. like better ::
2. bring ::
3. promote ::
4. favor ::
ten gunste van
5. opt ::
1. decline ::
2. refuse ::
3. reject ::
Different Formsprefer, preferable, prefers
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