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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