Recent Examples of preferable from the Web
Before getting to your destination, check out local transportation options like Uber, Lyft and tourist-friendly shuttle services, all of which are preferable to moving the RV.
This is probably preferable to having Bjork undergo pilot training.
Energy Transfer Partners has argued the pipeline is safe and preferable to either tanker trucks or oil trains for the transport of an essential commodity.
Her husband said after the meeting that a Walgreens at that site would be preferable.
The project will no-doubt be a marvel of engineering, but experts suggest that simpler alternatives may be preferable solutions to our traffic woes.
Nvidia’s generic drivers can already enable its GPUs in Thunderbolt 3 docks on Macs, but obviously first-class official support would be preferable.
Sen. John Fonfara said that while controversial, state intervention appears preferable to bankruptcy.
So the notion of never seeing or talking to another person ever again seems not only possible, but preferable.
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First Known Use of preferable
PREFERABLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of preferable for English Language Learners
: better or more desirable
PREFERABLE Defined for Kids
Definition of preferable for Students
: better or more desireable the preferable choice
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