Synonyms for Rather:

adv.

all (adverb)
instead.
halfway (adverb)
partly.
instead (adverb)
instead, preferably.
kind of (adverb)
kind of.

adv

in a way (adverb)
sort of.
moderately (adverb)
a little.
somewhat (adverb)
fairly.

n.

excessive, by all means, no doubt about it, beyond, exceptional, of course, over, overly, Hyper-, surplus, more, too, certainly, most assuredly, overmuch. exactly, absolutely, great, right, precisely, fairly, O.K., more or less, big, yes, agreed, pretty. rather (noun)
kinda, kind of, quite, instead, preferably, sort of, sooner.

Other synonyms:

fairly. somewhat
pretty.

Usage examples for rather

  1. " I would rather go alone," said Nelatu. – The White Squaw by Mayne Reid
  2. No, rather let it be! – The Comedies of Terence by Publius Terentius Afer
  3. I rather think I'll give a party myself. – Gossamer 1915 by George A. Birmingham