Bedeutung von “rather” im Essential American English Dictionary


adverb us /ˈræð·ər/

B1 slightly:

I find her books rather boring.
rather than

B1 instead of:

He saw his music as a hobby rather than a career.
would rather

B1 If you would rather do something, you would prefer to do that thing:

I’d much rather go out for a meal than stay at home and watch TV.

used to change something you have just said and make it more correct:

The music, or rather noise, from the party upstairs went on all night.

(Definition von “rather” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)