Preferable (adjective)

  1. More desirable or suitable.
  2. Better or more appropriate in the circumstances.
  3. More preferable or advantageous.


From latin praeferre ("to carry before, prefer"), from prae ("before") + ferre ("to carry, bea.r")


  1. I would prefer a glass of water to a soda.
  2. It is preferable to arrive early than to be late.
  3. The preferable option is to wait for the storm to pass.
  4. In this case, it is preferable to use a more powerful tool.
  5. It is preferable to use natural light rather than artificial light.
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