rather vs. rather than

hello mam/sir,

could you please explain where we should use ‘rather’ and ‘rather than’?

Hello, friend.

“Rather” - 1) considerable, pretty, relatively, somewhat 2) instead

  1. Lending him your gloves was rather nice of you.
    The film was rather good.
    After she said that to me, I was rather angry.

  2. You want to see a play. I would rather see a movie.

“Rather than” - 1) Instead of

I chose to go with Adam rather than Molly.
I will write a poem rather than a novel.
I would rather buy a bike than a car.