Number of syllables in the word 'rather'

Find out how many syllables are there in the word rather.

  1. No of syllables in rather : 2
  2. Divide syllables in rather : rath-er

More about the word - rather

  1. verb
  2. Definition : To prefer; to prefer to.
  1. adjective
  2. Definition : Prior; earlier; former.
  1. adverb
  2. Synonyms : as lief, liefer, liever, fairly, quite, somewhat
  3. Definition : More quickly; sooner, earlier.
  4. Definition : Used to specify a choice or preference; preferably, in preference to. (Now usually followed by than)
  5. Definition : Used to introduce a contradiction; on the contrary.
  6. Definition : Introducing a qualification or clarification; more precisely. (Now usually preceded by or.)
  1. interjection
  2. Definition : An enthusiastic affirmation.


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