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Which do you prefer, the red or the blue one?
I much prefer your hair like that.
Even today, most Americans prefer coffee to tea.
Do you prefer to exercise indoors or out of doors?
I prefer working on my own.
I'd prefer you to drive, if you don't mind.
I prefer my curry a little spicier.
I'd prefer that the job were a little closer to my home.
The doctor would prefer it if you could come a little earlier.
The original is definitely to be preferred to this inferior new version.
This is the British English definition of prefer. View American English definition of prefer.
a substance that scientists think exists out in space, but for which they have no direct proof