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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. prefer: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. prefer: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. prefer: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. prefer: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. prefer: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. prefer: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Prefer, prefer: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. prefer: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. prefer: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. prefer: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. prefer: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. prefer: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. prefer: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. prefer: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. prefer: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. prefer: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Prefer: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Prefer: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. prefer: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. prefer: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. prefer: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. prefer: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. prefer: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. prefer: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. prefer: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. prefer: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. prefer: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. prefer: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. prefer: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  2. prefer: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  3. prefer: Financial dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. prefer: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. prefer: Idioms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (prefer)

verb:  promote over another
verb:  give preference to one creditor over another
verb:  like better; value more highly ("Some people prefer camping to staying in hotels")
verb:  select as an alternative; choose instead; prefer as an alternative

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Phrases that include prefer:   prefer charges, gentlemen prefer nature girls, i dont prefer no blues, prefer a request to, prefer an appeal, more...

Words similar to prefer:   favor, choose, favour, preferred, preferrer, preferring, opt for, more...

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