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Rather (IPA: /ˈɹæðɝ/, /ˈɹəðɝ/)


Rather (a.)

Prior; earlier; former.

Rather (a.)

Earlier; sooner; before.

Rather (a.)

More readily or willingly; preferably.

Rather (a.)

On the other hand; to the contrary of what was said or suggested; instead.

Rather (a.)

Of two alternatives conceived of, this by preference to, or as more likely than, the other; somewhat.

Rather (a.)

More properly; more correctly speaking.

Rather (a.)

In some degree; somewhat; as, the day is rather warm; the house is rather damp.

Rather

Family name

Rather

Count of Limoges

Rather (Last Name / Surname)

Rather is the #15,309 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 1,917 people had that surname.

Example Sentence (Quote)

".. .conditioning usually reinforces instinct rather than overrides it." - Matt Ridley

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [After hearing Batman say Oz was colorful"] Yes, it is rather pleasant." - Lego Dimensions

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [It] is that rare impressionist painting where people don't judge the light, but rather are judged by it." - Art

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [to Duke] What does you heart tell you? [pause] I mean... which one would you rather see NAKED!?" - She's the Man

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A burnt stake is better than a cold chop. (Curly, on why he would rather be burned at the stake instead of decapitated)" - Three Stooges


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