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

Derived forms: favours, favouring, favoured

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: Favour