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Definitions of rather:

part of speech: adverb

More willingly: in preference: especially: more so than otherwise: on the contrary: somewhat.

part of speech: adverb

More readily or willingly; with better liking; somewhat; more so than otherwise; in some degree; more correctly speaking; sooner; the rather, the sooner; the more so; I had rather, I would sooner; rather deaf, slightly or somewhat deaf.

part of speech: adverb

More willingly; as, I would rather read than write; better; on the contrary; instead; as, go rather to them that sell; more properly; as, they acted wisely, or rather their brother did for them; somewhat; as, I rather like it.

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