favoring

adjective
fa·​vor·​ing | \ ˈfā-v(ə-)riŋ How to pronounce favoring (audio) \

Definition of favoring

: providing or tending to provide help in moving forward : being in one's favor : advantageous a favoring tide They had flown away in the still June heat like dandelion spores, wafted by a favoring gale.— Christine Carroll At Cadiz the fleet was delayed by foul winds until 11 May, when it sailed with a favoring northerly.— Samuel Eliot Morison

First Known Use of favoring

1586, in the meaning defined above

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Cite this Entry

“Favoring.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/favoring. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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