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pre·fer

prefer

 
 
pronunciation:
pr fuhr
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part of speech: verb
inflections: prefers, preferring, preferred
definition: to choose above all others as the best liked or most wanted.
He prefers carrots to all other vegetables.
synonyms:
favor
similar words:
choose, fancy, select
derivation: preferrer (n.)
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The word prefer contains the following parts:
pre- Latin prefix that means before
synonyms:
pro-2, ante-
antonyms:
post-
 
fer, lat2, -late Latin root that means carry, bring
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See also -iferous and -fic