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Definitions for favorite
ˈfeɪ vər ɪt, ˈfeɪv rɪtfa·vorite

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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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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. Lleyton Hewitt of Australia:

    This has been one of my favorite tournaments, i love the whole month in London. I'm going to have so many great memories of this tournament.

  2. Nagirasia Lengima:

    Mathematics and Kiswahili are my favorite subjects, i want to go into business in the future.

  3. Chris Kilham:

    – because your husband is right. Onions actually offer superior health benefits to some of our favorite superfoods, like pomegranates, green tea and red wine, he added. Manny Alvarez checked in with Chris Kilham, the Medicine Hunter, for a second opinion. Onions are especially high in beneficial antioxidants including the super-antioxidant, quercetin, which is useful for the heart, for the immune system( and) for many, many things in the body, i would make the claim that onions are among the healthiest of all foods Manny Alvarez could possibly eat, and that if Manny Alvarez eat an onion every day - and I ’m not talking raw, Manny Alvarez can cook it, prepare it any way Manny Alvarez like - Manny Alvarez will do far more for Manny Alvarez health than eating lots of the super fruits that are available.

  4. Courtney Carver:

    Simplicity is much easier to stick with when you focus on the more, not the less, you may have fewer items of clothing in your closet, but you have more space, more time to enjoy your morning, more opportunity to wear your favorite clothes. It's not just a change in environment; it's a change in mindset.

  5. Carlos Pena:

    My favorite perks would be the fact that they can reserve a pair of sneakers for you, also exclusive wear where you can only get it if you're a member and birthday discounts.

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    living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey
    • A. defiant
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    • C. occlusive
    • D. aculeate

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