Definitions of "prefer"
  1. To assign priority or preference to a debt or creditor over others
  2. To present something for consideration or judgment
How to use "prefer" in a sentence
  1. The court will prefer the secured creditors when distributing the assets of the bankrupt company.
  2. The plaintiff is required to prefer the charges before the court for a hearing.
  3. In bankruptcy cases, some debts are preferred over others for repayment.

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