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rather

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of rather

  1. 1 by choice or preference I would rather go to the movies than stay at home Synonyms of rather fain, first, preferably, readily, soon, willingly Words Related to rather alternately, alternatively, either, instead; electively, optionally; desirably, gladly, wishfully; obligingly, voluntarily Near Antonyms of rather reluctantly; forcibly, willy-nilly Antonyms of rather involuntarily, unwillingly

  2. 2 as a substitute don't think of the placement test as torture but rather as a chance to show off how much you know Synonyms of rather first, insteadWords Related to rather alternately, alternatively

  3. 3 to some degree or extent I say, don't you think that's rather expensive for a hamburger? Synonyms of rather enough, kindly [chiefly Southern], kind of, like, moderately, more or less, pretty, quite, fairly, relatively, something, somewhat, sort ofWords Related to rather acceptably, decently, passably, tolerably; little, negligibly, nominally, slightly, vaguely; half, halfway, incompletely, part, partially, partly, partwayNear Antonyms of rather awfully, beastly, deadly, especially, exceedingly (also exceeding), exceptionally, extremely, frightfully, greatly, heavily, highly, hugely, mightily, mortally, particularly, surpassingly, terribly, very; considerably, extensively, significantly, substantially



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