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Wordnet 3.0


1. more readily or willingly;
- Example: "clean it well, preferably with warm water"
- Example: "I'd rather be in Philadelphia"
- Example: "I'd sooner die than give up"
[syn: preferably, sooner, rather]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Preferably \Pref"er*a*bly\, adv. In preference; by choice. [1913 Webster] To choose Plautus preferably to Terence. --Dennis. [1913 Webster]