favor

All Noun Verb
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  • If the majority vote in favor of the bill, it is recorded as passed.
  • She finds favor in the king's eyes, and is made his new queen.
  • This name, though not his given name, was one he favored throughout his later years.
  • Similar cases in their favor have been heard in Canada.
  • He favors after-school programs to help students who are behind.
  • However, he favored allowing film students to have access to the film.
  • For example, people are more likely to grant favors if reasons are provided.
  • Also, many state governments favored local unit banks over state-wide or nation-wide banks.
  • Although there are still a few around, these have largely fallen out of fashion in favor of fast food.
  • They used their influence to pass laws that favored themselves.
  • This tournament did not do them any favors as they came in dead last out of seventh.
  • These systems can not change the odds of the game in favor of the player.
  • He favors a change of role of the student from object to active, critical subject.
  • Development was discontinued later in favor of a limited ground-based defense.
  • It was favored by the majority because it was located in the center of the county.
  • He got back to his feet and continued fighting despite heavily favoring the knee.
  • Alan finally decided against moving, since he favors his sons' company over being alone.
  • However, the producer took care and prevented favoring one voice over the other.
  • Typically a drawing will be filled in based on which hand the artist favors.
  • The French eventually enjoyed special favors from religious affairs to the military activities.
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Meaning of favor

  • noun An act of gracious kindness
  • noun An advantage to the benefit of someone or something
    the outcome was in his favor
  • noun An inclination to approve
    that style is in favor this season
  • noun A feeling of favorable regard
  • verb Consider as the favorite
    The local team was favored
  • verb Treat gently or carefully