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Definitions of prefer:

part of speech: past tense, past participle


part of speech: verb transitive

To esteem more than something else; present, as a request; to choose instead of something else.

part of speech: verb transitive

To esteem above another: to regard or hold in higher estimation: to choose or select: to promote: to exalt: to offer or present, as a prayer: to place in advance:- pr. p. preferring; pa. t. and pa. p. preferred.

part of speech: verb

To honour or esteem above another; to esteem or like more than something else; to advance or promote, as to office or dignity; in law, to put forward or exhibit formally, as a charge; to offer; to present.

part of speech: adverb


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