in favor

idiom

: approved of, supported, or popular
Her theories are no longer in favor.

Examples of in favor in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With the 4-1 vote in favor, Goodman can now hold another neighborhood meeting on her plans, seek another rezoning recommendation from the Mooresville Planning Board this summer and then another vote by the town board. Joe Marusak, Charlotte Observer, 3 July 2024 When was the Declaration of Independence signed? Despite celebrations taking place on July 4th, a majority of the Continental Congress' delegates voted in favor of independence on July 2, 1776, according to Harvard University. Olivia Munson, USA TODAY, 3 July 2024 The committee instead advanced a similar bill — on a party-line vote, with all Democrats in favor and all Republicans opposed — that fully repealed the restrictions but imposed a new one: requiring that students receiving the tuition benefit demonstrate satisfactory academic performance. Laura Vozzella, Washington Post, 2 July 2024 Fellow Democrats pressured him to drop out of the race in favor of a more mentally alert candidate. Voice Of The People, New York Daily News, 2 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for in favor 

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“In favor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20favor. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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