OTHER WORDS FOR prefer
Origin of prefer
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OTHER WORDS FROM preferpre·fer·red·ly [pri-fur-id-lee, -furd-lee], /prɪˈfɜr ɪd li, -ˈfɜrd li/, adverbpre·fer·red·ness, nounpre·fer·rer, nounun·pre·ferred, adjective
How to use prefer in a sentence
About 2 in 3 of the surveyed teachers said they do not keep insects or spiders in their classrooms because they prefer other animals.Insects can be the ultimate teaching tool for kids|By Kawahara, Ennes & Markee/The Conversation|November 20, 2020|Popular-Science
That super soft toilet paper you prefer is made entirely from virgin boreal forests — one of the world’s most important carbon sinks.Trying to shop sustainably? Here’s what you need to consider.|Sarah Kaplan|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
An era in which people prefer outside to inside could be a boon for apparel titan VF, whose portfolio includes outdoorsy brands like Vans, The North Face, and Timberland.
If you prefer not to get tested for coronavirus, you should stay home for two weeks after traveling.D.C.’s coronavirus numbers are rising. Here’s what you need to know.|Julie Zauzmer|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Given the chance, they should prefer to visit a new arm of the maze rather than one they’ve already explored.
Kennedy disliked having girlfriends, preferring one-off conquests instead, but made an exception for Mary Meyer.The Bizarre Tale of Ben Bradlee, JFK, and the Master Spy|Will Rahn|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A handful of states do not recognize Columbus Day, preferring alternative commemorations.
A tutu clad Swift refuses to pirouette with her fellow ballerinas, preferring to pelvic thrust like a rebel instead.
Zylka was never had ambitions of acting growing up, preferring instead to play football and tag graffiti.From Homeless to HBO, ‘The Leftovers’ Star Chris Zylka’s Crazy Hollywood Story|Kevin Fallon|June 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Re-entry programs would be quite justified in preferring black counselors; I assume they do.Is John Garland Guilty of Teaching While White at Alabama State?|John McWhorter|June 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The planters get their Havana seed from Cuba, preferring to do so rather than to risk the seed from their own plants.
Full oft, indeed,They gold and silver will despise, bills ofExchange preferring.The Poems of Giacomo Leopardi|Giacomo Leopardi
Lowell was an enthusiast in his work, though he seldom talked of it, preferring to let results speak for themselves.Mystery Ranch|Arthur Chapman
There Mandleco offered drinks, but the young man named Victor refused his, preferring to maintain his air of injured dignity.We're Friends, Now|Henry Hasse
I seldom sleep here myself, preferring more congenial and less lonesome sleeping accommodations.Valley of the Croen|Lee Tarbell