favor (Meaning)

Wordnet

favor (n)

an act of gracious kindness

an advantage to the benefit of someone or something

an inclination to approve

a feeling of favorable regard

souvenir consisting of a small gift given to a guest at a party

Wordnet

favor (v)

promote over another

consider as the favorite

treat gently or carefully

bestow a privilege upon

Webster

favor (n.)

Kind regard; propitious aspect; countenance; friendly disposition; kindness; good will.

The act of countenancing, or the condition of being countenanced, or regarded propitiously; support; promotion; befriending.

A kind act or office; kindness done or granted; benevolence shown by word or deed; an act of grace or good will, as distinct from justice or remuneration.

Mildness or mitigation of punishment; lenity.

The object of regard; person or thing favored.

A gift or represent; something bestowed as an evidence of good will; a token of love; a knot of ribbons; something worn as a token of affection; as, a marriage favor is a bunch or knot of white ribbons or white flowers worn at a wedding.

Appearance; look; countenance; face.

Partiality; bias.

A letter or epistle; -- so called in civility or compliment; as, your favor of yesterday is received.

Love locks.

To regard with kindness; to support; to aid, or to have the disposition to aid, or to wish success to; to be propitious to; to countenance; to treat with consideration or tenderness; to show partiality or unfair bias towards.

To afford advantages for success to; to facilitate; as, a weak place favored the entrance of the enemy.

To resemble in features; to have the aspect or looks of; as, the child favors his father.

favor Sentence Examples

  1. The coach showed favoritism toward the team's star player.
  2. The politician was accused of granting special favors to his wealthy donors.
  3. The judge ruled in favor of the plaintiff in the lawsuit.
  4. The jury found the defendant not guilty, much to the favor of his defense attorney.
  5. The new law was met with favor by the majority of the population.
  6. The company decided to discontinue the unpopular product due to its lack of favor with consumers.
  7. The restaurant was known for its delicious food, which found favor with both locals and tourists alike.
  8. The new employee quickly found favor with her colleagues thanks to her friendly and helpful nature.
  9. The proposal was met with favor by the committee, who voted unanimously in its favor.
  10. The weather forecast is favorable for the upcoming weekend, with sunny skies and mild temperatures predicted.

FAQs About the word favor

an act of gracious kindness, an advantage to the benefit of someone or something, an inclination to approve, a feeling of favorable regard, souvenir consisting

service, courtesy,kindness, privilege, grace, mercy, indulgence, waiver,advantage, boon

hindrance, obstacle, impediment, impediment,interference, interference, hindrance, obstacle, hurdle,hurdle

The coach showed favoritism toward the team's star player.

The politician was accused of granting special favors to his wealthy donors.

The judge ruled in favor of the plaintiff in the lawsuit.

The jury found the defendant not guilty, much to the favor of his defense attorney.