What does favorite mean?

Definitions for favorite
ˈfeɪ vər ɪt, ˈfeɪv rɪtfa·vorite

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word favorite.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. favorite, favouritenoun

    something regarded with special favor or liking

    "that book is one of my favorites"

  2. darling, favorite, favourite, pet, dearie, deary, duckynoun

    a special loved one

  3. front-runner, favorite, favouriteadjective

    a competitor thought likely to win

  4. favorite, favouriteadjective

    appealing to the general public

    "a favorite tourist attraction"

  5. favored, favorite(a), favourite(a), best-loved, pet, preferred, preferentadjective

    preferred above all others and treated with partiality

    "the favored child"

Wiktionary

  1. favoritenoun

    Preferred one, one with special favor

    The teacher's favorite always went first.

    Etymology: From favorit or favori past participle of favorir.

  2. favoritenoun

    Expected or most probable to win.

    He's the favorite, he'll probably be elected.

    Etymology: From favorit or favori past participle of favorir.

  3. favoriteverb

    To bookmark.

    Etymology: From favorit or favori past participle of favorir.

  4. favoriteverb

    To add to one's list of favorites on a website that allows users to compile such lists.

    Etymology: From favorit or favori past participle of favorir.

  5. favoriteadjective

    Preferred.

    That is my favorite flavor of ice cream, I'd eat it daily if I could.

    Etymology: From favorit or favori past participle of favorir.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Favoritenoun

    a person or thing regarded with peculiar favor; one treated with partiality; one preferred above others; especially, one unduly loved, trusted, and enriched with favors by a person of high rank or authority

    Etymology: [OF. favorit favored, F. favori, fem. favorite, p. p. of OF. favorir, cf. It. favorito, frm. favorita, fr. favorire to favor. See Favor.]

  2. Favoritenoun

    short curls dangling over the temples; -- fashionable in the reign of Charles II

    Etymology: [OF. favorit favored, F. favori, fem. favorite, p. p. of OF. favorir, cf. It. favorito, frm. favorita, fr. favorire to favor. See Favor.]

  3. Favoritenoun

    the competitor (as a horse in a race) that is judged most likely to win; the competitor standing highest in the betting

    Etymology: [OF. favorit favored, F. favori, fem. favorite, p. p. of OF. favorir, cf. It. favorito, frm. favorita, fr. favorire to favor. See Favor.]

  4. Favoriteadjective

    regarded with particular affection, esteem, or preference; as, a favorite walk; a favorite child

    Etymology: [OF. favorit favored, F. favori, fem. favorite, p. p. of OF. favorir, cf. It. favorito, frm. favorita, fr. favorire to favor. See Favor.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of favorite in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of favorite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of favorite in a Sentence

  1. Allen Iverson:

    Michael Jackson is my favorite artist of all time, and it was like the closest thing to a Michael Jackson concert to me on a basketball level, i don't think a dunk contest will ever be duplicated in that fashion ever again.

  2. Peter Doocy:

    Their favorite adjective is Kennedyesque, they all talk about his hair and his teeth, they talk about no substance, nothing about his record, they don’t talk about his being open to abolishing [Immigration and Customs Enforcement], they don’t talk about his wanting to impeach the president.

  3. Bronte Campbell:

    Definitely my favorite race ever, in an Olympic final with my sister and two girls I have known since I was 12, 13 years old - and a gold and a world record.

  4. Shania Twain:

    It’s an honor to be a part of the Country Music Hall of Fame exhibitions for 2017, being able to re-visit favorite costumes, photographs and memories from my career has been a special feeling, especially as this year will see a new stage for me with a brand new album! I’m very excited to have these important creative moments on display.

  5. David Levitsky:

    If Martha McKittrick are really restrictive, on a 1,200-calorie diet, and Martha McKittrick want to eat a little bit of Martha McKittrick favorite meal, it's hard to stop.

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