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Princeton's WordNet

  1. preferably, sooner, ratheradverb

    more readily or willingly

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

Wiktionary

  1. preferablyadverb

    In preference; by choice; in a preferable manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Preferablyadverb

    In preference; in such a manner as to prefer one thing to another.

    Etymology: from preferable.

    How came he to chuse a comick preferably to the tragick poets; or how comes he to chuse Plautus preferably to Terence. John Dennis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Preferablyadverb

    in preference; by choice

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Numerology

  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

Examples of preferably in a Sentence

  1. Beverly Green:

    I am not Beverly Green, but from what I understand, you need a cuff( the thing that wraps around your arm and is pumped up) preferably on the upper arm, to get an accurate BP, the cuff compresses the arteries and measures the amount of pressure the heart needs to get blood out to the arteries and the pressure of the arteries when the heart is relaxed.

  2. Ronald Hoffman:

    For peak testosterone production, some carbs are necessary, but preferably the slowly metabolized kind from high-fiber fruits, vegetables, whole grains and legumes.

  3. Joe Biden:

    Whomever I pick, preferably it will be someone who was of color and/or a different gender, but I'm not making that commitment until I know that the person I'm dealing with I can completely and thoroughly trust as authentic and on the same page [ as me ].

  4. Andreas Lambrianou:

    The suspect asked all passengers and crew to hand in their passports, then gave two messages to a member of the crew, asking that the pilot be informed that he was a hijacker and wanted to land at an airport in Turkey, Greece or Cyprus, but preferably Cyprus, in a note, he stressed that if the airplane landed on Egyptian territory he would immediately blow the plane up.

  5. Julius Caesar:

    Which death is preferably to every other? The unexpected.

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