To dislike is to feel distaste or hostility towards someone or something.
(Slang) To acquire (something) by devious or cunning means
To select or choose, esp. in a careful or fussy manner
To make a choice or decision:
To find pleasant or attractive; enjoy:
To regard with favor; approve or like
To have a fancy for; to like; to be pleased with, particularly on account of external appearance or manners.
To choose; select
The definition of desire is to wish for or crave something.
To prefer above others:
The definition of advance means to move forward or to raise in importance.
To refuse to give sufficient parental affection or care to (a child or young animal).
To feel strong dislike for or hostility toward:
Select is defined as to choose.
Find another word for preferring. In this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for preferring, like: disliking, promoting, picking, opting, liking, favoring, fancying, electing, desiring, choosing and advancing.