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1 granted special treatment or attention
  • the youngest child was also the most favored—much to the envy of his siblings

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2 singled out from a number or group as more to one's liking
  • for a favored few, the restaurant always has a table available, no matter how busy it is

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past tense of favor

Synonyms & Antonyms of favored (Entry 2 of 2)

4 to furnish freely or naturally with some power, quality, or attribute
  • favored with good looks

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The first known use of favored was in the 15th century

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“Favored.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 13 December 2019.

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easily led, controlled, or managed

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