What does preferably mean?

Definitions for preferably

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word preferably.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. preferably, sooner, rather(adverb)

    more readily or willingly

    "clean it well, preferably with warm water"; "I'd rather be in Philadelphia"; "I'd sooner die than give up"


  1. preferably(Adverb)

    In preference; by choice; in a preferable manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Preferably(adverb)

    in preference; by choice


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of preferably in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of preferably in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Julius Caesar:

    Which death is preferably to every other? The unexpected.

  2. Gaius Julius Caesar:

    Which death is preferably to every other? "The unexpected".

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Life must be understood before getting old, most preferably, in youth!

  4. Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle:

    What we call happiness in the strictest sense comes from the (preferably sudden) satisfaction of needs which have been dammed up to a high degree.

  5. Eric Jackson:

    Hopefully by the end of this year, we have some sort of transaction, preferably with Alibaba buying its stake back and Yahoo Japan buying its stake back.

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