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Dictionary entry overview: What does preferred mean?
• PREFERRED (adjective)
The adjective PREFERRED has 2 senses:
1. more desirable than another
2. preferred above all others and treated with partiality
Familiarity information: PREFERRED used as an adjective is rare.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||preferred [BACK TO TOP]|
More desirable than another
coffee is preferable to tea / Danny's preferred name is 'Dan'
desirable (worth having or seeking or achieving)
|Sense 2||preferred [BACK TO TOP]|
Preferred above all others and treated with partiality
the favored child
loved (held dear)
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