favoring

adjective
fa·vor·ing | \ ˈfā-v(ə-)riŋ \

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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The first known use of favoring was in 1586

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