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Synonyms for preferred

Verb

1. prefer, like
usage: like better; value more highly; "Some people prefer camping to staying in hotels"; "We prefer sleeping outside"
2. choose, prefer, opt
usage: select as an alternative over another; "I always choose the fish over the meat courses in this restaurant"; "She opted for the job on the East coast"
3. prefer, favor, favour, promote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevate
usage: promote over another; "he favors his second daughter"
4. prefer, pay
usage: give preference to one creditor over another

Adjective

1. preferable, preferred, desirable (vs. undesirable)
usage: more desirable than another; "coffee is preferable to tea"; "Danny's preferred name is `Dan'"
2. favored, favorite(prenominal), favourite(prenominal), best-loved, pet, preferred, preferent, loved (vs. unloved)
usage: preferred above all others and treated with partiality; "the favored child"
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