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
Of course, those who hope Judge Gorsuch will rule in their favor on particular issues once he's confirmed would have trouble identifying clear showings of support too, that seems to be par for the course for contemporary Supreme Court confirmation hearings -- lots of sound and fury, but ultimately signifying very, very little.
Clean/renewable energy: The environment is vital to everyone, therefore everyone should vote in favor of clean and renewable energy. The government's of the world should invest properly, appropriately, effectively, and efficiently in this area.
When John Roberts live in a politically polarized environment, people tend to see everything in those terms, we will continue to decide cases according to the Constitution and laws without fear or favor.
We've never felt really optimistic about this circuit and this panel doesn't look good for us so we're anticipating a ruling that will not be in our favor and then a fairly quick challenge once again to the Supreme Court to see if we can get an injunction relief.
The Russians very much like her, and Russian banks have certainly helped her and her father before in financing their political activities, she's not the only candidate to be in favor of better relations with Russia -- (François) Fillon is, too. And she is skeptical about France's future in NATO.
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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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