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Verb: favor  fey-vur
Usage: US (elsewhere: favour)
  1. Promote over another
    "he favors his second daughter";
    - prefer, favour [Brit, Cdn]
     
  2. Consider as the favorite
    "The local team was favored";
    - favour [Brit, Cdn]
     
  3. Treat gently or carefully
    - favour [Brit, Cdn]
     
  4. Bestow a privilege upon
    - privilege, favour [Brit, Cdn]
Noun: favor  fey-vur
Usage: US (elsewhere: favour)
  1. An act of gracious kindness
    - favour [Brit, Cdn]
     
  2. An advantage to the benefit of someone or something
    "the outcome was in his favor";
    - favour [Brit, Cdn]
     
  3. An inclination to approve
    "that style is in favor this season";
    - favour [Brit, Cdn]
     
  4. A feeling of favorable regard
    - favour [Brit, Cdn], grace
     
  5. Souvenir consisting of a small gift given to a guest at a party
    - party favor [US], party favour [Brit, Cdn], favour [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: favors, favoring, favored

Type of: advance, advantage, allow, approval, benignity, consider, countenance, disposition, elevate, inclination, keepsake, kick upstairs, kindness, let, permit, promote, raise, reckon, regard, relic, save, see, souvenir, spare, tendency, token, upgrade, vantage, view

Encyclopedia: Favor