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favor

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1 to do a service or favor for
  • Although she was at the party as a guest, the singer favored us with a song.
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2 to have a favorable opinion of
  • If this measure will reduce our property taxes, then I favor it.
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go for, hold with, take kindly to

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3 to show partiality toward
  • Older moviegoers tend to favor films that have certain extras—like a plot and developed characters.
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be partial to, go in for

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4 to furnish freely or naturally with some power, quality, or attribute
  • favored with good looks
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1 an act of kind assistance
  • a good and generous friend who is always doing favors for others
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3 an acceptance of something as satisfactory
  • Over the years that kind of movie fell out of favor with the mass audience.
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clean bill of health, pat on the back

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4 an attitude that always favors one way of feeling or acting especially without considering any other possibilities
  • Although his own son is on the hockey team that he coaches, Mr. Watkins conscientiously avoids any show of favor.
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5 positive regard for something
  • was willing to do just about anything to keep the boss's favor
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6 the state of enjoying widespread approval
  • The pop band fell out of favor almost overnight.
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