Synonyms for preference

Synonyms for (noun) preference

Synonyms: preference

Definition: grant of favor or advantage to one over another (especially to a country or countries in matters of international trade, such as levying duties)

Similar words: vantage, advantage

Definition: the quality of having a superior or more favorable position

Usage: the experience gave him the advantage over me


Synonyms: druthers, preference

Definition: the right or chance to choose

Usage: given my druthers, I'd eat cake

Similar words: option, alternative, choice

Definition: one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen

Usage: what option did I have?; there no other alternative; my only choice is to refuse


Synonyms: predilection, preference, orientation

Definition: a predisposition in favor of something

Usage: a predilection for expensive cars; his sexual preferences; showed a Marxist orientation

Similar words: predisposition

Definition: an inclination beforehand to interpret statements in a particular way


Synonyms: predilection, preference, taste, penchant

Definition: a strong liking

Usage: my own preference is for good literature; the Irish have a penchant for blarney

Similar words: liking

Definition: a feeling of pleasure and enjoyment

Usage: I've always had a liking for reading; she developed a liking for gin