in someone's favor

Definition of in someone's favor

1 :in support of (someone) :in a way that helps or benefits (someone)
  • We hope the final decision will be in our favor.
  • The judge ruled in our favor.
2 :in a state of being liked or approved of by (someone)
  • She did extra work to get back in the teacher's favor.

Word by Word Definitions

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

favor play
  1. : friendly regard shown toward another especially by a superior

  2. : approving consideration or attention : approbation

  3. : partiality

  1. : to regard or treat with favor

  2. : to do a kindness for : oblige

  3. : endow


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