Favor is defined as approval or something you do for someone else.(noun)
The definition of favor is to show preferential treatment and to act like you like someone better than others.(verb)
An example of favor is when a teacher always calls only on the students she likes.
See favor in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME favour < OFr < L favor < favere, to favor < IE base *ghow-, to perceive > OE (ofer) gumian, to neglect, Czech hověti, to take precautions (with), spare
See favor in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin
Origin: , from favēre, to be favorable.
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