would rather[ adverb rath -er, rah-th er; interjection rath -ur, rah-th ur ]SEE DEFINITION OF would rather
Synonyms for would rather
- go for
- be partial to
- be turned on to
- fix upon
- like better
- opt for
- put forward
- would sooner
Antonyms for would rather
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WOULD RATHER
I would rather gain one prize from the Choragus, than ten from the Gymnasiarch.
But I would rather do it than live on money that did not belong to me.
And I would rather have killed a man than have seen Gray Peter die.
He would rather live and die in fear than change this concept of God.
I would rather you should not have a situation at all, than get mixed up with bad companions.
Even if she only did it for a joke, I think Marian would rather that you had not read them.
"I would rather trust to my own action than that of a machine," he says.
“I would rather walk the streets all the days of my life,” she thought.
I would rather have you find fault with me like a friend than approve me like a dilettante.
Why, I would rather have to guard ten soldiers than one scholar.