Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (adv) rather, instead (on the contrary) "rather than disappoint the children, he did two quick tricks before he left"; "he didn't call; rather (or instead), he wrote her a letter"; "used English terms instead of Latin ones"
- S: (adv) rather, kind of, kinda, sort of (to some (great or small) extent) "it was rather cold"; "the party was rather nice"; "the knife is rather dull"; "I rather regret that I cannot attend"; "He's rather good at playing the cello"; "he is kind of shy"
- S: (adv) preferably, sooner, rather (more readily or willingly) "clean it well, preferably with warm water"; "I'd rather be in Philadelphia"; "I'd sooner die than give up"
- S: (adv) quite, rather (to a degree (not used with a negative)) "quite tasty"; "quite soon"; "quite ill"; "quite rich"