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Definition 1: something regarded with special favor or liking - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where favorite or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • that book is one of my favorites

Synonyms for favorite in the sense of this definition

(favorite is a kind of ...) the person or thing chosen or selected

"he was my pick for mayor"

Definition 2: a special loved one - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for favorite in the sense of this definition

(favorite is a kind of ...) a person who loves someone or is loved by someone

(... is a kind of favorite ) one who is the object of choice; who is given preference

"she was Mama's chosen"

(... is a kind of favorite ) (an Irish term of address expressing affection) darling

(... is a kind of favorite ) a pampered darling; an effeminate man

(... is a kind of favorite ) the teacher's favorite student

Definition 3: a competitor thought likely to win - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for favorite in the sense of this definition

(favorite is a kind of ...) the contestant you hope to defeat

"he had respect for his rivals" "he wanted to know what the competition was doing"

Definition 4: preferred above all others and treated with partiality - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where favorite or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the favored child

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(favorite is similar to ...) held dear

"his loved companion of many years"

Definition 5: appealing to the general public - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where favorite or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a favorite tourist attraction

Synonyms for favorite in the sense of this definition

(favorite is similar to ...) regarded with great favor, approval, or affection especially by the general public

"a popular tourist attraction" "a popular girl" "cabbage patch dolls are no longer popular"

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