favor


favor

noun

Definition of FAVOR

1
an act of kind assistance <a good and generous friend who is always doing favors for others>
4
an attitude that always favors one way of feeling or acting especially without considering any other possibilities <although his own son is on the hockey team that he coaches, Mr. Watkins conscientiously avoids any show of favor>
5
positive regard for something <was willing to do just about anything to keep the boss's favor>
6
the state of enjoying widespread approval <after that rock band fell out of favor—almost overnight—the stores couldn't give their CDs away>
Near Antonyms oblivion, obscurity

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