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, favourite(noun)

    something regarded with special favor or liking

    "that book is one of my favorites"

  2. darling, favorite, favourite, pet, dearie, deary, ducky(noun)

    a special loved one

  3. front-runner, favorite, favourite(adj)

    a competitor thought likely to win

  4. favorite, favourite(adj)

    appealing to the general public

    "a favorite tourist attraction"

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

    preferred above all others and treated with partiality

    "the favored child"

Wiktionary

  1. favorite(Noun)

    Preferred one, one with special favor

    The teacher's favorite always went first.

  2. favorite(Noun)

    Expected or most probable to win.

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

  3. favorite(Verb)

    To bookmark.

  4. favorite(Verb)

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

  5. favorite(Adjective)

    Preferred.

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

  6. Origin: From favorit or favori past participle of favorir.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Favorite(noun)

    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

  2. Favorite(noun)

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

  3. Favorite(noun)

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

  4. Favorite(adj)

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

  5. Origin: [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. Fran Lebowitz:

    Favorite animal: steak.

  2. Fran Lebowitz:

    My favorite animal is steak.

  3. Ian Shoales:

    Favorite color: I hate colors.

  4. William Hill:

    He is no longer odds-on favorite.

  5. Jeremy Polen:

    My most favorite weapon is a chainsaw!

Images & Illustrations of favorite

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