Your favor of the 15th June.
Do someone a favor.
Sailed under favor of cloudless skies.
Favored my wounded leg.
An example of favor is when your daughter behaves correctly.
An example of favor is when you pick up the drycleaning for your husband so he doesn't have to.
An example of favor is when a teacher always calls only on the students she likes.
The referees were warned not to show favor to either team.
The Tigers are favored to win the championship.
She favors her father.
To do someone a favor.
Rain favored his escape.
To favor one's mother.
To favor an injured leg.
He did me a favor when he took the time to drive me home.
She enjoyed the queen's favor.
To fall out of favor.
At the holiday dinner, the hosts had set a favor by each place setting.
A marriage favour is a bunch or knot of white ribbons or white flowers worn at a wedding.
Your favour of yesterday is received.
Would you favor us with a poetry reading?
Favoring your sore leg will only injure the other one.
You favor your grandmother more than your mother.
An error in our favor.
She and her father favor.
- In support of; approving:We are in favor of her promotion to president.
- To the advantage of:The court decided in favor of the plaintiff.
- Inscribed or made out to the benefit of:A check in favor of a charity.
- to be regarded with favor by; be pleasing to
- favored; liked
- approving; supporting; endorsing
- to the advantage of
- payable to, as a check, etc.
- to someone's advantage or credit
- no longer popular or a favorite; no longer in good standing
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of favor
- Middle English from Old French from Latin from favēre to be favorable
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition