Bedeutung von “rather” — Learner’s Dictionary


adverb us uk /ˈrɑːðər/

B1 slightly or to a degree:

I rather like it.
I find her books rather dull.

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rather than

B1 instead of:

I thought we could go to the cinema this evening rather than stay at home.
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 in and watch TV.

B2 used to change something you have just said and make it more correct:

I tried writing some drama, or rather comedy-drama, but it wasn't very good.

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