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adjective as in favorite, chosen


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Flatly put, people prefer and trust organic links over paid ads.

Most coyotes — even ones that live in cities — prefer wild prey, he says.

When we brought you the new taste of Coke, we knew that millions would prefer it.

Euclid doesn’t even name the Pythagorean Theorem we all learn in school after Pythagoras, preferring just to state it plainly.

Analysts says Beijing preferred to partner the Pakistan military to guarantee projects are completed, bypassing the democratically elected federal and state governments.

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What they found was that most people preferred to work with the lovable fool rather than the competent jerk.

They preferred having an independent arbitrator in place to hear any and all appeals.

According to Swiss press reports, younger cats in the litter are the most tender and, as such, are the preferred cat cuts.

Silence was clearly the preferred strategy of Republican candidates up and down the ballot.

Clients supply transportation, lodging, and ingredients, including the preferred strain of ganja.

He was contemporary with Milton, and preferred before him by critics of the day, but has now sunk into oblivion.

As for him, he much preferred the darkness of his cool, damp galleries under the ground.

Though by birth duke of St. Cloud, he preferred the ecclesiastical state to political distinction.

It is the place only where Spain is commended, and preferred before England itself.

Jenner's stain, which gives a somewhat similar picture, is preferred by many for differential counting of leukocytes.

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On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to preferred, such as: approved, favored, adopted, culled, elected, and endorsed.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.