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Detailed Translations for rather from English to Spanish


Translation Matrix for rather:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
bastante heap; lot; quite a lot
mejor choicest; prime; very best
AdverbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- instead; kind of; kinda; preferably; quite; sooner; sort of
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- much rather
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
antes rather back; before; before that; before this; beforehand; earlier; formerly; in advance; in bygone days; in former times; in front of; previously; since
antes bien rather
bastante considerably; fairly; pretty; quite; rather; reasonably adequate; big; considerable; considerably; conspicuous; enormous; enough; fair; forceful; generously; great; large; many; notable; passable; quite a lot; rather a lot; remarkable; respectable; robust; satisfactory; sizable; somewhat; striking; substantial; sufficient; tall; to some degree; to some extent; tolerable; tough; up to the mark; vast
considerable considerably; fairly; pretty; quite; rather; reasonably big; capital; comparative; considerable; considerably; conspicuous; decided; decisive; determined; enormous; fair; fairly; firm; generously; great; large; moderately; notable; paradigmatic; quite a lot; rather a lot; relative; relatively; remarkable; resolute; respectable; robust; significant; sizable; standing-on; staunch; stiff; striking; substantial; tall; vast
mejor rather best of all; better; enhanced; improved; very best
muy highly; rather; very aloud; deeply; eccentric; exceedingly; exceptional; extraordinarily; extremely; fierce; formidable; frequently; greatly; heavy; highly; huge; intense; many a time; many times; mighty; often; out loud; particular; powerful; special; terrible; tremendous; ultra; vehement; very; violent
más bien rather fair; passable; tolerable

Synonyms for "rather":

Related Definitions for "rather":

  1. to some (great or small) extent1
    • it was rather cold1
    • the party was rather nice1
    • the knife is rather dull1
    • I rather regret that I cannot attend1
    • He's rather good at playing the cello1
  2. to a degree (not used with a negative)1
  3. on the contrary1
    • rather than disappoint the children, he did two quick tricks before he left1
    • he didn't call; rather (or instead), he wrote her a letter1
  4. more readily or willingly1
    • I'd rather be in Philadelphia1

Wiktionary Translations for rather:

  1. preferably
  2. on the contrary
  3. somewhat, fairly

Cross Translation:
rather bastante vrijtamelijk
rather más bien; antes veeleer — (formeel, nld) eerder, liever
rather bastante nogal — tamelijk, in aanzienlijke mate
rather bastante ziemlich — sehr; in großem Maße
rather más bien plutôt — De préférence.
rather más bien plutôt — Environ, assez, approximativement.

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