verb (used with object)
Words nearby favor
Idioms for favor
- on the side of; in support of: to be in favor of reduced taxation.
- to the advantage of.
- (of a check, draft, etc.) payable to: Make out your checks in favor of the corporation.
Origin of favor
SYNONYMS FOR favor
OTHER WORDS FROM favorfa·vor·er, nouno·ver·fa·vor, verb (used with object)pre·fa·vor, noun, verb (used with object)un·fa·vor·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for favoring
Garrett is currently at only 48 percent and this is a year favoring Republicans nationwide.Red Sweep? Maybe, but One Tea Party Incumbent Is in Trouble|Dean Obeidallah|October 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Instead, we see a host of issues of concern, most favoring Democrats.Biggest Midterm Issue? The Obamaphant in the Living Room|Dean Obeidallah|September 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To have turned down the Russian initiative would have appeared like favoring war over peace.The History and Logic of Military Ultimatums, From Suez to Crimea|Jacob Siegel|March 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For instance, preventing Comcast from favoring streaming capabilities for NBC, which it owns, over CBS, Fox, and ABC.Up To Speed: Here is Everything You Need to Know About The Recent Blow to Net Neutrality|William O’Connor|January 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Repeatedly, de Blasio said Lhota was borrowing a page “from the Republican playbook” and favoring “trickle-down economics.”New York City Mayoral Debate Features Strong Sparring but No Knockout|David Freedlander|October 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Fortune was favoring Erskine, and Woodby's lighter men were slower and slower in finding their positions after each pile-up.Behind the Line|Ralph Henry Barbour
Some of them went so far as to become anarchists, favoring a continuance of disorder until the world joined China in collapse.Government in Republican China|Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger
With a favoring tail wind, the 212pilots west of Cheyenne kept the average at better than 190 miles an hour, including stops.Jane Stewardess of the Air Lines|Ruthe S. Wheeler
The anchors were raised, the sails were spread, and a favoring breeze pressed them rapidly over the waves toward the setting sun.Hernando Cortez|John S. C. Abbott
Favoring moisture had covered the islet with an exuberant undergrowth.The Torrent|Vicente Blasco Ibaez
Idioms and Phrases with favoring
see curry favor; in favor of; in favor with; in one's favor; out of favor; return the compliment (favor).