HyperDic: favorite

English > 5 senses of the word favorite:
NOUNcognitionfavorite, favouritesomething regarded with special favor / favor or liking
person favorite, darling, favourite, pet, dearie, deary, duckya special loved one
person favorite, front-runner, favouritea competitor thought likely to win
ADJECTIVEallfavorite, favouriteappealing to the general public
allfavorite, favored, favourite, best-loved, pet, preferred, preferentpreferred above all others and treated with partiality
favorite > pronunciation
Soundsfey'veriht; fey'vraht
Rhymesacquit ... writ: 187 rhymes with iht...
abbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
English > favorite: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaningappealing to the general public.
Example"a favorite tourist attraction"
Synonymfavourite
BroaderpopularRegarded with great favor, approval, or affection especially by the general public
Spanishfavorito, predilecto, preferido
Catalanfavorit, predilecte, preferit
English > favorite: 5 senses > adjective 2
Meaningpreferred above all others and treated with partiality.
Synonymsfavored, favourite, best-loved, pet, preferred, preferent
BroaderlovedHeld dear
Spanishfavorito, predilecto, preferido
Catalanfavorit, predilecte, preferit
Nounsfavoritesomething regarded with special favor / favor or liking
English > favorite: 5 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningSomething regarded with special favor / favor or liking.
Example"that book is one of my favorites"
Synonymfavourite
Broaderchoice, pick, selectionThe person or thing chosen or selected
Spanishfavorita, favorito, predilecto, preferido
Catalanfavorit, predilecte, preferit
Adjectivesfavoritepreferred above all others and treated with partiality
English > favorite: 5 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA special loved one.
Synonymsdarling, favourite, pet, dearie, deary, ducky
NarrowerchosenOne who is the object of choice
macushla(an Irish term of address expressing affection) darling
mollycoddleA pampered darling
teacher's petThe teacher's favorite student
BroaderloverA person who loves someone or is loved by someone
Spanishamado, favorito, predilecto, preferido, querido
Catalanestimat, favorit, mascota, predilecte, preferit
English > favorite: 5 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA competitor thought likely to win.
Synonymsfront-runner, favourite
Broaderrival, challenger, competitor, competition, contenderThe contestant you hope to defeat
Spanishfavorito
Catalanfavorit

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