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Overview of verb prefer

The verb prefer has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (22) prefer

(like better; value more highly; "Some people prefer camping to staying in hotels"; "We prefer sleeping outside")

2. (16) choose, prefer, opt

(select as an alternative over another; "I always choose the fish over the meat courses in this restaurant"; "She opted for the job on the East coast")

3. (1) prefer, favor, favour

(promote over another; "he favors his second daughter")

4. prefer

(give preference to one creditor over another) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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