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 preference preference

noun

  • ( ) a predisposition in favor of something  ( orientation, predilection, preference )
    a predisposition in favor of something
     a predilection for expensive cars
    a predilection for expensive cars
     his sexual preferences
    his sexual preferences
     showed a Marxist orientation
    showed a Marxist orientation
  • ( ) a strong liking  ( penchant, predilection, preference, taste )
    a strong liking
     my own preference is for good literature
    my own preference is for good literature
     the Irish have a penchant for blarney
    the Irish have a penchant for blarney
  • grant of favor or advantage to one over another (especially to a country or countries in matters of international trade, such as levying duties)  ( preference )
    grant of favor or advantage to one over another (especially to a country or countries in matters of international trade, such as levying duties)
  • the right or chance to choose  ( druthers, preference )
    the right or chance to choose
     given my druthers, I'd eat cake
    given my druthers, I'd eat cake


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