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Synonyms for preferable
ˈprɛf ər ə bəl, ˈprɛf rə- or, often, prɪˈfɜr-prefer·able

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. preferable, preferredadjective

    more desirable than another

    "coffee is preferable to tea"; "Danny's preferred name is `Dan'"

    best-loved, pet, preferred, favored, favorite(a), preferent, favourite(a)

    unwanted, undesirable

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. preferableadjective

    more eligible, more desirable

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "preferable":

    preferred, better, desirable, advisable, favorite, best

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  1. Thomas Jefferson, (Notes on Virginia, 1782):

    Ignorance is preferable to error, and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing than he who believes what is wrong.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Il est préférable d'avoir la vérité honnête sans vergogne que les mensonges apologétiques, en tout temps et partout dans le monde, à mon avis. - Deo.

  3. Alexandre Dumas:

    Rogues are preferable to imbeciles because they sometimes take a rest.

  4. Iris Shai:

    Although red wine was superior and preferable, we would not recommend to completely stick only to it, but to enjoy from both wines in moderation, and as part of a healthy diet.

  5. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders:

    As I said, she's far preferable to the Republican candidates. But the challenge now is to rally millions of Americans to stand up, and people will have to determine whether her past record puts her in that position.

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