Betekenis van:

Bijvoeglijk naamwoord
  • verkieselijk, preferabel, verkieslijk
  • more desirable than another
"coffee is preferable to tea"



  1. Death preferable to shame.
  2. Death is preferable to dishonor.
  3. Work is preferable to idleness.
  4. Death is preferable to such suffering.
  5. I think death is preferable to shame.
  6. Prevention is much preferable to cure.
  7. It is preferable that he gets there by tomorrow.
  8. Bad news is preferable to an absence of information.
  9. It is preferable that she do it alone.
  10. A conservative tie is preferable to a loud one for a job interview.
  11. For me, reading at home is preferable to reading sitting beside strangers in a library.
  12. Poverty with honesty is preferable to wealth obtained by unfair means.
  13. It is preferable for enclosures to be rectangular.
  14. It is therefore preferable to recur to an autonomous measure.
  15. Solid floors with bedding or perforated floors are preferable to grid or wire mesh floors.