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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Preferring(0.00868 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Preferring.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
v 1: like better; value more highly; “Some people prefer camping
to staying in hotels”; “We prefer sleeping outside”
2: select as an alternative; choose instead; prefer as an
alternative; “I always choose the fish over the meat
courses in this restaurant”; “She opted for the job on the
East coast” [syn: choose, opt]
3: promote over another; “he favors his second daughter” [syn:
4: give preference to one creditor over another
[also: preferring, preferred]
See prefer English → English (gcide)
Prefer \Pre*fer"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Preferred; p. pr. & vb.
n. Preferring.] [F. pr['e]f['e]rer, L. praeferre; prae
before + ferre to bear or carry. See 1st Bear.]
1. To carry or bring (something) forward, or before one;
hence, to bring for consideration, acceptance, judgment,
etc.; to offer; to present; to proffer; to address; --
said especially of a request, prayer, petition, claim,
He spake, and to her hand preferred the bowl.
Presently prefer his suit to C[ae]sar. --Shak.
Three tongues prefer strange orisons on high.
2. To go before, or be before, in estimation; to outrank; to
surpass. [Obs.] “Though maidenhood prefer bigamy.”
3. To cause to go before; hence, to advance before others, as
to an office or dignity; to raise; to exalt; to promote;
as, to prefer an officer to the rank of general.
I would prefer him to a better place. --Shak.
4. To set above or before something else in estimation,
favor, or liking; to regard or honor before another; to
hold in greater favor; to choose rather; -- often followed
by to, before, or above.
If I prefer not Jerusalem above my chief joy. --Ps.
Preferred an infamous peace before a most just war.
Preferred stock, stock which takes a dividend before other
capital stock; -- called also preference stock and
Syn: To choose; elect. See Choose.