HyperDic: preference

English > 4 senses of the word preference:
NOUNfeelingpreference, penchant, predilection, tastea strong liking
cognitionpreference, predilection, orientationa predisposition in favor of something
cognitionpreference, druthersthe right or chance to choose
attributepreferencegrant of favor or advantage to one over another (especially to a country or countries in matters of international trade, such as levying duties)
preference > pronunciation
Soundspreh'ferahns; preh'frahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > preference: 4 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningA strong liking.
Example"my own preference is for good literature"
Synonymspenchant, predilection, taste
Narroweracquired tasteA preference that is only acquired after considerable experience
weaknessA penchant for something even though it might not be good for you
BroaderlikingA feeling of pleasure and enjoyment
Spanishgusto, inclinación, predilección, preferencia
Catalanpredilecció, preferència
Verbspreferlike better / better
English > preference: 4 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA predisposition in favor of something.
Example "his sexual preferences"
Synonymspredilection, orientation
BroaderpredispositionAn inclination beforehand to interpret statements in a particular way
Spanishorientación, predilección, preferencia
Catalanpredilecció, preferència
Adjectivespreferentpreferred above all others and treated with partiality
preferentialmanifesting partiality
Verbspreferselect as an alternative over another
English > preference: 4 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningThe right or chance to choose.
Synonymdruthers
NarrowerwishThe particular preference that you have
Broaderoption, alternative, choiceOne of a number of things from which only one can be chosen
Spanishpreferencia
Catalanpreferència
English > preference: 4 senses > noun 4, attribute
Meaninggrant of favor or advantage to one over another (especially to a country or countries in matters of international trade, such as levying duties).
Broaderadvantage, vantageThe quality of having a superior or more favorable position
Spanishpreferencia
Catalanpreferència

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