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 prefer prefer

verb

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