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More desirable or suitable,
  1. More desirable or suitable
    • - lower interest rates were preferable to higher ones

  1. more desirable than another; "coffee is preferable to tea"; "Danny's preferred name is `Dan'"
  2. (preferably) more readily or willingly; "clean it well, preferably with warm water"; "I'd rather be in Philadelphia"; "I'd sooner die than give up"
  3. Better than some other option; preferred
  4. (preferably) In preference; by choice; in a preferable manner
  5. better or more suitable.