Definitions for favor
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word favor.
an act of gracious kindness
an advantage to the benefit of someone or something
"the outcome was in his favor"
an inclination to approve
"that style is in favor this season"
a feeling of favorable regard
party favor, party favour, favor, favourverb
souvenir consisting of a small gift given to a guest at a party
prefer, favor, favourverb
promote over another
"he favors his second daughter"
consider as the favorite
"The local team was favored"
treat gently or carefully
privilege, favor, favourverb
bestow a privilege upon
A deed in which help is voluntarily provided.
He did me a favor when he took the time to drive me home.
Goodwill; benevolent regard.
She enjoyed the queen's favor.
A small gift; a party favor.
At the holiday dinner, the hosts had set a favor by each place setting.
To look upon fondly; to prefer.
To do a favor [noun sense 1] for; to show beneficence toward.
Would you favor us with a poetry reading?
To treat with care.
Favoring your sore leg will only injure the other one.
To have a similar appearance, to look like another person.
You favor your grandmother more than your mother.
Etymology: From favor.
kind regard; propitious aspect; countenance; friendly disposition; kindness; good will
the act of countenancing, or the condition of being countenanced, or regarded propitiously; support; promotion; befriending
a kind act or office; kindness done or granted; benevolence shown by word or deed; an act of grace or good will, as distinct from justice or remuneration
mildness or mitigation of punishment; lenity
the object of regard; person or thing favored
a gift or represent; something bestowed as an evidence of good will; a token of love; a knot of ribbons; something worn as a token of affection; as, a marriage favor is a bunch or knot of white ribbons or white flowers worn at a wedding
appearance; look; countenance; face
a letter or epistle; -- so called in civility or compliment; as, your favor of yesterday is received
to regard with kindness; to support; to aid, or to have the disposition to aid, or to wish success to; to be propitious to; to countenance; to treat with consideration or tenderness; to show partiality or unfair bias towards
to afford advantages for success to; to facilitate; as, a weak place favored the entrance of the enemy
to resemble in features; to have the aspect or looks of; as, the child favors his father
Etymology: [Written also favour.]
The numerical value of favor in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of favor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Now we have a new set of immigrants looking to be inspired and learning how the blessings of America can work to their favor. And I hope it will lead to a better appreciation of, and teaching about, our founding era.
But it does fit a long-standing pattern in which proponents of war have engaged in extensive efforts to discredit and silence voices in favor of a diplomatic solution with Iran.
Americans have fought back from tough economic times, but the deck is still stacked in favor of those at the top.
The culture needs to favor the clean athletes rather than the win-at-all costs mentality that has the upper hand today, unless we do change the culture, there will continue to be scandals.
The art of acceptance is the art of making someone who has just done you a small favor wish that he might have done you a greater one.
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- أنعم, معروف, محاباةArabic
- favorizovat, pozornost, upřednostňovat, zvýhodňovat, laskavost, pomoc, dávat přednost, přízeňCzech
- god viljeDanish
- Gefallen, Gefälligkeit, begünstigenGerman
- ευνοώ, εύνοια, χάρηGreek
- favoro, favorigiEsperanto
- favor, preferir, favorecerSpanish
- fabore, mesedeBasque
- suosio, suosia, palvelusFinnish
- faveur, favoriserFrench
- GonschtLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- gunst, dienstDutch
- фавор, одолжение, благосклонность, расположение, любезность, услуга, благоволитьRussian
- usluga, molbaSerbo-Croatian
- کے حق میںUrdu
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