preferable [pref′ər ə bəl]
The definition of preferable is something that you would rather have.adjective
An example of something preferable is a seat by the window, instead of by the kitchen.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
more desirable; to be preferred
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More desirable or worthy than another; preferred: Coffee is preferable to tea, I think.
- prefˌer·a·bilˈi·ty, prefˈer·a·ble·ness noun