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  • (Commonwealth English): favour

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Favor

Plural
Favors

Favor (plural Favors)
  1. A deed in which help is voluntarily provided.
    He did me a favor when he took the time to drive me home.
  2. Goodwill; benevolent regard.
    She enjoyed the queen's favor.
  3. A small gift; a party favor.
    At the holiday dinner, the hosts had set a favor by each place setting.

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to Favor

Third person singular
Favors

Simple past
Favored

Past participle
Favored

Present participle
Favoring

to Favor (third-person singular simple present Favors, present participle Favoring, simple past and past participle Favored)
  1. (transitive) To look upon fondly; to prefer.
    • And the angel came in unto her, and said, Hail, thou that art highly favored, the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou among women. —Luke 1:28, King James version, 1611
  2. (transitive) To do a favor [noun sense 1] for; to show beneficence toward.
    Would you favor us with a poetry reading?
  3. (transitive) To treat with care.
    Favoring your sore leg will only injure the other one.
  4. (transitive) To have a similar appearance, to look like another person.
    You favor your grandmother more than your mother.

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  • IPA: /faˈβor/
  • Hyphenation: fa‧vor

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Favor m. (plural favores)

Singular
Favor m.

Plural
favores m.

  1. favor

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