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in favor of

Definition of in favor of

  1. 1 :  wanting or approving of (something) <All in favor of (having) a party , raise your hands.> <Not surprisingly, most voters are in favor of the tax cuts.>

  2. 2 :  choosing instead (something else) :  preferring (something) <She turned down the scholarship in favor of a pro career.> <The original proposal was rejected in favor of a new design.>

  3. 3 :  in support of (someone or something) :  on the side of (someone or something) <The judge ruled in favor of the defendant.> <The strikers voted in favor of going back to work> <He argued in favor of the tax cuts.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  friendly regard shown toward another especially by a superior

    :  approving consideration or attention :  approbation

    :  partiality

  1. :  to regard or treat with favor

    :  to do a kindness for :  oblige

    :  endow

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