HyperDic: favor

English > 9 senses of the word favor:
VERBsocialfavor, prefer, favourpromote over another
cognitionfavor, favourconsider as the favorite
socialfavor, favourtreat gently or carefully
socialfavor, privilege, favourbestow a privilege upon
NOUNactfavor, favouran act of gracious kindness / kindness
attributefavor, favouran advantage to the benefit of someone or something
cognitionfavor, favouran inclination to approve / approve
feelingfavor, favoura feeling of favorable regard
artifactfavor, party favor, party favour, favoursouvenir consisting of a small gift given to a guest at a party
favor > pronunciation
Soundsfey'ver
Rhymesachiever ... woodcarver: 114 rhymes with ver...
English > favor: 9 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningAn act of gracious kindness / kindness.
Synonymfavour
Narrowerturn, good turnA favor for someone
Broaderkindness, benignityA kind act
Spanishfavor
Catalanfavor
Verbsfavortreat gently or carefully
English > favor: 9 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningAn advantage to the benefit of someone or something.
Example"the outcome was in his favor"
Synonymfavour
Broaderadvantage, vantageThe quality of having a superior or more favorable position
Spanishfavor
Catalanfavor
Verbsfavorconsider as the favorite
English > favor: 9 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningAn inclination to approve / approve.
Example"that style is in favor this season"
Synonymfavour
Broaderinclination, disposition, tendencyAn attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others
Spanishfavor
English > favor: 9 senses > noun 4, feeling
MeaningA feeling of favorable regard.
Synonymfavour
BroaderapprovalA feeling of liking something or someone good
Spanishfavor
Catalanfavor
Verbsfavorconsider as the favorite
favorpromote over another
favorbestow a privilege upon
English > favor: 9 senses > noun 5, artifact
Meaningsouvenir consisting of a small gift given to a guest at a party.
Synonymsparty favor, party favour, favour
Narrowercracker, snapper, cracker bonbonA party favor consisting of a paper roll (usually containing candy or a small favor) that pops / pops when pulled at both ends
Broaderkeepsake, souvenir, token, relicSomething of sentimental value
English > favor: 9 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningPromote over another.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot favor Sue; The chefs favor the vegetables
Example"he favors his second daughter"
Synonymsprefer, favour
NarroweradvantageGive an advantage to
Broaderpromote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevateGive a promotion to or assign to a higher position
Spanishdecantar, favorecer, preferir
Catalanafavorir, decantar, estimar-se més, favorejar, preferir
Nounsfavora feeling of favorable regard
English > favor: 9 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningConsider as the favorite.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"The local team was favored"
Synonymfavour
Broadersee, consider, reckon, view, regarddeem to be
Spanishauspiciar, favorecer, preferir
Catalanafavorir, estimar-se més, favorejar, preferir
Nounsfavoran advantage to the benefit of someone or something
favora feeling of favorable regard
English > favor: 9 senses > verb 3, social
Meaningtreat gently or carefully.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot favor Sue
Synonymfavour
Broaderspare, saveRefrain from harming
Nounsfavoran act of gracious kindness / kindness
English > favor: 9 senses > verb 4, social
Meaningbestow a privilege upon.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThey favor him to write the letter
Synonymsprivilege, favour
Broaderpermit, allow, let, countenanceconsent to, give permission
Spanishfavorecer, privilegiar
Nounsfavora feeling of favorable regard

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