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 Dictionary entry overview: What does preferably mean? 

  The adverb PREFERABLY has 1 sense:

1. more readily or willingly

  Familiarity information: PREFERABLY used as an adverb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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More readily or willingly


preferably; sooner; rather

Context examples:

clean it well, preferably with warm water / I'd rather be in Philadelphia / I'd sooner die than give up

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