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 Dictionary entry overview: What does preferable mean? 

PREFERABLE (adjective)
  The adjective PREFERABLE has 1 sense:

1. more desirable than another

  Familiarity information: PREFERABLE used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

PREFERABLE (adjective)

Sense 1preferable [BACK TO TOP]


More desirable than another


preferable; preferred

Context examples:

coffee is preferable to tea / Danny's preferred name is 'Dan'


desirable (worth having or seeking or achieving)

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