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Synonyms for preferred

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. preferable, preferred(adj)

    more desirable than another

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

    Synonyms:
    best-loved, pet, preferable, favored, favorite(a), preferent, favourite(a)

    Antonyms:
    undesirable, unloved, unwanted

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

    preferred above all others and treated with partiality

    "the favored child"

    Antonyms:
    unwanted, undesirable, unloved

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "preferred":

    favorite, favourite, privileged, preferable, preferential, preference, favoured, electedthe, preferably, liked, prefer, choice, favored, chosen, chose

How to pronounce preferred?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say preferred in sign language?

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How to use preferred in a sentence?

  1. Emily Hunter:

    Preferred activities give most beneficial results in terms of feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.

  2. Justice William O. Douglas:

    A people who extend civil liberties only to preferred groups start down the path either to dictatorship of the right or the left.

  3. Michael Jones:

    Jones said he had tried medication before, but preferred to treat his sleeping issues without drugs. I liked the idea of acupuncture because it’s been around for thousands of years, principally in Asia and it’s not a pill … so, it’s a good natural kind of thing that’s got real science behind it actually so that’s why I was interested in it.

  4. Pierluigi Collina:

    We would have preferred to speak of 100 per cent but 99.3 per cent is something that is very, very close to perfection.

  5. Jasmine Zeleny:

    Unfortunately, the snakes preferred exit point was blocked after being spooked by Helen sitting down, and it lashed out in fear.


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    An antonym of "spellbound"
    • A. transfixed
    • B. disenchanted
    • C. fascinated
    • D. mesmerized

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