Definition Of prefers
like (one thing or person) better than another or others; tend to choose.
The branches, however, proved to prefer approaches that were considerably more conventional.
promote or advance (someone) to a prestigious position.
he was preferred to the post
submit (a charge or a piece of information) for consideration.
The Prosecutor, before preferring the charges against the accused, looks for and gathers the evidence.
Example Of prefers
A prosecutor has considerable discretion as to what charges he prefers and the trial takes place on those charges.
Couples preferring a civil ceremony are increasingly choosing an approved location such as a hotel or stately home with a licence rather than a register office.
Following a lengthy hearing the appellant was committed for trial and the present indictment was preferred .
He confesses to another, personal reason for preferring the incumbent.
I prefer Venice to Rome