prefer - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate prefer

prefer is hyphenated as pre-fer

How to pronounce prefer

prefer is pronounced p r ɪ´f[ə]r

Number of syllables in prefer

The number of syllables in prefer is 2

What part of speech in prefer?

prefer can be a transitive verb or a verb participle

How common in the word prefer?

prefer is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does prefer convey?

not ranked

Common collocations after 'prefer'

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Common collocations before 'prefer'

can, did, know, like, many, may, might, most, much, people, really, seem, think, want, will

Common collocations of 'prefer'

actually, also, can, course, did, even, flavor, how, just, know, like, many, may, men, might, most, much, other, people, really, seem, should, sure, think, though, time, want, way, why, will

Words with similar spelling to prefer

refer

Common Verb Collocations of prefer

avoid, be, believe, call, can, die, do, give, go, have, keep, leave, live, make, may, might, remain, say, see, seem, should, speak, spend, stay, take, think, wait, will, work, use

Common Conjunction Collocations of prefer

and, but, either, nor, or, yet

Lists containing prefer

Words with similar spelling to refer
Synonyms of 'address'
Synonyms of 'advance'
Synonyms of 'aggrandize'
Synonyms of 'bring forward'
Synonyms of 'broach'
Synonyms of 'choose'
Synonyms of 'cull'
Synonyms of 'desire'
Synonyms of 'discriminate'
Synonyms of 'elect'
Synonyms of 'elevate'
Synonyms of 'ennoble'
Synonyms of 'exalt'
Synonyms of 'extend'
Synonyms of 'fancy'
Synonyms of 'favor'
Synonyms of 'feel'
Common Verb Collocations of avoid
Common Verb Collocations of associate
Common Verb Collocations of anonymous
Common Verb Collocations of aroma
Common Verb Collocations of await
Common Verb Collocations of accusation
Common Verb Collocations of abandoning
Common Verb Collocations of accusations
Common Verb Collocations of analysts
Common Verb Collocations of aloof
Common Verb Collocations of annihilation
Common Verb Collocations of anonymity
Common Verb Collocations of builders
Common Verb Collocations of bravado
Common Verb Collocations of charges
Common Verb Collocations of concentrate
Common Verb Collocations of cooks
Common Verb Collocations of contacted
Common Verb Collocations of cling
Common Verb Collocations of drained
Common Verb Collocations of dangling
Common Verb Collocations of dwell
Common Verb Collocations of decidedly
Common Verb Collocations of dolls
Common Verb Collocations of ducking
Common Verb Collocations of devote
Common Verb Collocations of designers
Common Verb Collocations of dwellers
Common Verb Collocations of delights
Common Verb Collocations of dogged
Common Verb Collocations of engineers
Common Verb Collocations of ensures
Common Verb Collocations of evergreen
Common Verb Collocations of energetically
Common Adjective Collocations of embodiment
Common Verb Collocations of formless
Common Adjective Collocations of format
Common Verb Collocations of gentlemanly
Common Adjective Collocations of gunner
Common Verb Collocations of hire
Common Adjective Collocations of habitat
Common Verb Collocations of ignore
Common Verb Collocations of infinitely
Common Verb Collocations of intoxicated
Common Verb Collocations of indictment
Common Adjective Collocations of infamy
Common Verb Collocations of jungles
Common Verb Collocations of journeying
Common Verb Collocations of loner
Common Verb Collocations of loco
Common Verb Collocations of leached
Common Verb Collocations of loiter
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Common Verb Collocations of manufacturers
Common Verb Collocations of marauders
Common Adjective Collocations of minus
Common Verb Collocations of nameless
Common Verb Collocations of normalcy
Common Verb Collocations of nab
Common Verb Collocations of newborns
Common Verb Collocations of nozzles
Common Verb Collocations of nonentity
Common Verb Collocations of nonsmoking
Common Adjective Collocations of nowadays
Common Verb Collocations of operators
Common Verb Collocations of omit
Common Verb Collocations of olds
Common Verb Collocations of ostentatiously
Common Verb Collocations of overtly
Common Verb Collocations of outgrown
Common Adjective Collocations of option
Common Adjective Collocations of outstanding
Common Adjective Collocations of orientation
Common Adjective Collocations of ordain
Common Adjective Collocations of pays
Common Verb Collocations of quieter
Common Verb Collocations of quibble
Common Verb Collocations of quitted
Common Verb Collocations of quietest
Common Verb Collocations of remain
Common Verb Collocations of ruled
Common Verb Collocations of reserve
Common Verb Collocations of rely
Common Verb Collocations of retain
Common Verb Collocations of religions
Common Verb Collocations of rambling
Common Verb Collocations of reek
Common Verb Collocations of resourceful
Common Verb Collocations of ranked
Common Verb Collocations of rougher
Common Adjective Collocations of redemption
Common Adjective Collocations of redeem
Common Verb Collocations of stay
Common Verb Collocations of seeker
Common Verb Collocations of sunny
Common Adjective Collocations of stock
Common Verb Collocations of thinner
Common Verb Collocations of thoughtless
Common Adjective Collocations of technique
Common Adjective Collocations of titles
Common Verb Collocations of unknowable
Common Verb Collocations of unsavoury
Common Verb Collocations of unhesitatingly
Common Verb Collocations of undiluted