An example of favour is a teacher bumping a low grade to a much higher grade for the captain of the high school football team; the student receives unfair favour because he is the captain.
An example of a favour is what a a daughter's boyfriend will receive after meeting her father's criteria; the boyfriend gains the father's favour.
An example of a favour is cleaning a friend's house before they bring their new baby home; you do them a favour by cleaning their home.
Origin of favour
- From Anglo-Norman