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. Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee:

    No, absolutely, because I didn't expect that I was going to get a Donald Trump question, I thought we were going to focus on the economy, that's what we were told, honestly, it is one of my favorite ties.

  2. Jim Clyburn:

    I think when the night is over, Joe Biden will be the prohibitive favorite to win the Democratic nomination, and quite frankly, if the night ends the way it has begun, I think it is time for us to shut this primary down. It is time for us to cancel the rest of these debates.

  3. Alison Willmore:

    In the fall, I would have thought 'A Star is Born' would have been coming in as the big favorite, and it has faded out of the conversation for reasons I cannot really place.

  4. Tony Sayegh:

    Among the more damaging is that it reveals another example of how hollow the ‘war on women’ argument is when coming from the Hillary camp, disabling that most favorite of perennial liberal ad hominem attacks is the equivalent of taking Superman's ability to leap tall buildings away, for both Anthony Weiner and Bill Clinton, their sexual misconduct went well beyond the realm of a ‘boys will be boys’ defense.And it was Hillary and Huma to the rescue all in the name personal advancement.That is not a story Hillary wants out there, especially through a more popular medium that has the ability to reach a broader audience.

  5. Simone Biles:

    My favorite was Alicia Sacramone because I was n’t good on( asymmetrical) bars and she never did bars.

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