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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.

    Etymology: From favorit or favori past participle of favorir.

  2. favorite(Noun)

    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. favorite(Verb)

    To bookmark.

    Etymology: From favorit or favori past participle of favorir.

  4. favorite(Verb)

    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. favorite(Adjective)

    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. 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

    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. Favorite(noun)

    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. Favorite(noun)

    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. Favorite(adj)

    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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How to say favorite in sign language?

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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. Sarah Bridle:

    He was curious and he had a great sense of humor, he said he combined his two favorite things, experiments and champagne to put on this party.

  2. David Letterman:

    Fall is my favorite season in Los Angeles, watching the birds change color and fall from the trees.

  3. Stephen Davies:

    We’re always looking for opportunities to extend fans’ enjoyment of their favorite shows and the idea behind this resort is a really exciting way of celebrating the very special place the BBC has in British culture.

  4. Jennifer Hetterscheidt:

    She had a dog-friendly carrot cake, the interior of the house was completely decorated, she got all her favorite foods like blueberries, bread and pasta, of course, in moderation.

  5. H.L. Mencken:

    In the United States, doing good has come to be, like patriotism, a favorite device of persons with something to sell.

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