verb (used with object)
SYNONYMS FOR favor
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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
synonym study 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
Example sentences from the Web for favor
In August, Gloria voted in favor of a state bill that aims to give workers notice about coronavirus outbreaks in the workplace, but a key requirement to make those worksite outbreaks public was stripped out of the final draft, CalMatters reported.County Officials Dig in to Keep COVID-19 Info Private|Sara Libby and Jared Whitlock|November 19, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The timing of the ungrounding may work in airlines’ favor, he said.FAA lifts ban on Boeing 737 Max after crashes in 2018 and 2019 grounded the jet|Michael Laris, Lori Aratani, Ian Duncan|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
According to Bloomberg, though, McDonald’s decided to forego a partnership with Beyond Meat in favor of creating its own plant-based products.McDonald’s Is Making a Plant-Based Burger; You Can Try It in 2021|Vanessa Bates Ramirez|November 18, 2020|Singularity Hub
Doorae Shin, coordinator for the local Surfrider Foundation, said she’s concerned that the approval sets a “dangerous precedent” for the expansion of many old seawalls, noting similar arguments could be made in their favor.Oceanfront Property Tied to Obama Granted Exemption From Hawaii’s Environmental Laws|by Sophie Cocke, Honolulu Star-Advertiser|November 18, 2020|ProPublica
Both were written in favor of the oil and gas industries, for which Bernhardt is a lobbyist, at the expense of the American people.
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
Mitchell and others favoring charters pushed for North Carolina lawmakers to follow suit.At This Creepy Libertarian Charter School, Kids Must Swear ‘to Be Obedient to Those in Authority’|ProPublica|October 15, 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
Crimea was the only odd region out, with respondents overwhelmingly favoring ts integration into Russia.
Percent favoring “guaranteed issue” of coverage to people who are already sick: 69.
If I succeed, in favoring conditions, in forming a new party, I may end as a boss myself!Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
The priests of Egypt ruled by appealing to the fears of men, thus favoring a degrading superstition.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord
I shall become a great emir,—vizier perhaps—no—I will better that; what may not a good sword hope with favoring start?God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis
Upon the favoring breeze, the sound of our drums at evening parade came floating to their ears."Shiloh" as Seen by a Private Soldier|Warren Olney
The royal revenues suffered greatly by this illicit trade, and the royal agents accused the colonists of openly favoring it.A short history of Rhode Island|George Washington Greene
Idioms and Phrases with favor
see curry favor; in favor of; in favor with; in one's favor; out of favor; return the compliment (favor).