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Favor (IPA: /ˈfeɪvɝ/)


Favor (n.)

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

Favor (n.)

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

Favor (n.)

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.

Favor (n.)

Mildness or mitigation of punishment; lenity.

Favor (n.)

The object of regard; person or thing favored.

Favor (n.)

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.

Favor (n.)

Appearance; look; countenance; face.

Favor (n.)

Partiality; bias.

Favor (n.)

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

Favor (n.)

Love locks.

Favor (n.)

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.

Favor (n.)

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

Favor (n.)

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

Favor

French motorcycle manufacturer

Favor

Single by Kelly Rowland

Favor

Divine personification of goodwill

Favor

Ridge in Serbia

Favor

Family name

Favor (Last Name / Surname)

Favor is the #21,895 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 1,186 people had that surname.

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [on Sophie] You know, you'd be doing the world a favor if you just had her whacked." - The Whole Nine Yards (film)

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A favor well bestowed is almost as great an honor to him who confers it as to him who receives it." - Richard Steele

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Abusing the prosperous in order to curry the favor of the envious, is an old game that still works better than it should." - E. W. Howe

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Among all the creatures of creation, the gods favor us: We are the only ones who can empathize with their problems." - Empathy

Example Sentence (Quote)

" And I just want to tell you this we're in favor of a lot of things and we're against mighty few." - Lyndon B. Johnson


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