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synonyms for prefer

  • adopt
  • choose
  • go for
  • pick
  • promote
  • put
  • select
  • suggest
  • wish
  • advance
  • aggrandize
  • cull
  • desire
  • elect
  • elevate
  • fancy
  • finger
  • incline
  • mark
  • place
  • pose
  • present
  • proposition
  • propound
  • raise
  • tag
  • take
  • tap
  • upgrade
  • be partial to
  • be turned on to
  • fix upon
  • like better
  • opt for
  • optate
  • propone
  • put forward
  • would rather
  • would sooner
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antonyms for prefer

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  • dislike
  • hate
  • refuse
  • reject
  • decrease
  • depress
  • disgrace
  • drop
  • ignore
  • lessen
  • lose
  • lower
  • stop
  • withhold
  • spurn
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How to use prefer in a sentence

While Pelosi prefers to do a comprehensive relief package, one policy she is said to be considering is a $75 billion bill that would bolster coronavirus testing and tracing programs nationwide.
WHY LAWMAKERS MAY CHOOSE A MORE TARGETED APPROACH FOR THE SECOND ROUND OF COVID STIMULUSARIC JENKINSSEPTEMBER 16, 2020FORTUNE
Viruses, which hijack cells to copy their proteins, have, predictably, evolved a taste for the same codons that human cells prefer.
SYNTHETIC BIOLOGISTS HAVE CREATED A SLOW-GROWING VERSION OF THE CORONAVIRUS TO GIVE AS A VACCINEDAVID ROTMANSEPTEMBER 16, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
I prefer to keep the mobile version on the left-hand side and desktop version of the source code on the right-hand side.
HOW TO EARN YOUR PLACE IN GOOGLE’S INDEX IN 2020BARTOSZ GÓRALEWICZSEPTEMBER 14, 2020SEARCH ENGINE LAND
This easel-style calendar doesn’t ask a whole lot of you, and some people rightfully prefer their office supplies that way.
DESK CALENDARS TO ORGANIZE YOUR LIFEPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMSEPTEMBER 10, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
While companies still overwhelmingly prefer board candidates with prior public board experience—72% of this year’s new picks had that record—they’re slowly accepting different kinds of leaders.
NEARLY HALF OF OPEN BOARD SEATS WENT TO WOMEN IN 2019. ONLY 23% WERE FILLED BY PEOPLE OF COLOREHINCHLIFFESEPTEMBER 10, 2020FORTUNE
I prefer the window, but that’s my preference and not necessarily science based.
ALL YOUR QUESTIONS ABOUT FLYING DURING THE PANDEMIC ANSWEREDCHARLI PENNSEPTEMBER 4, 2020ESSENCE.COM
Martin says locals have returned tentatively, but they prefer the restaurant’s small, 10-seat patio to the indoor dining room — even at the 40 percent capacity it’s implemented to maintain social distancing.
PICK YOUR POISONNICK MANCALL-BITELSEPTEMBER 3, 2020EATER
Coke’s internal research found that most people — even Coke employees — preferred Pepsi.
AMERICA’S HIDDEN DUOPOLY (EP. 356 REBROADCAST)STEPHEN J. DUBNERSEPTEMBER 3, 2020FREAKONOMICS
They get to comment on our stories, the have preferred seating at our events, they get a newsletter.
DAILY MAVERICK FOUNDER BRANKO BRKIC ON THE HARD-HITTING JOURNALISM THAT SELLS MEMBERSHIPS IN SOUTH AFRICAPIERRE BIENAIMÉSEPTEMBER 1, 2020DIGIDAY
That difference is nothing to sneeze at, but we’re dealing with big numbers that would require new taxes no matter which plan you prefer.
POLITICS REPORT: BRY VS. TRANSITANDREW KEATTS AND SCOTT LEWISAUGUST 29, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
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WORDS RELATED TO PREFER

  • boost
  • break the bank
  • develop
  • elevate
  • enlarge
  • get fat
  • get rich
  • grade
  • grow
  • hit pay dirt
  • hit the jackpot
  • improve
  • magnify
  • make a killing
  • make out
  • multiply
  • pan out
  • prefer
  • prosper
  • raise
  • strike gold
  • strike it rich
  • thrive
  • up
  • upgrade
  • uplift
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