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Definition 1: an act of gracious kindness - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for favour in the sense of this definition

(favour is a kind of ...) a kind act

(... is a kind of favour ) a favor for someone

"he did me a good turn"

Definition 2: souvenir consisting of a small gift given to a guest at a party - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for favour in the sense of this definition

(favour is a kind of ...) something of sentimental value

(... is a kind of favour ) a party favor consisting of a paper roll (usually containing candy or a small favor) that pops when pulled at both ends

Definition 3: an advantage to the benefit of someone or something - [noun denoting attribute]

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

  • the outcome was in his favor

Synonyms for favour in the sense of this definition

(favour is a kind of ...) the quality of having a superior or more favorable position

"the experience gave him the advantage over me"

Definition 4: an inclination to approve - [noun denoting cognition]

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

  • that style is in favor this season

Synonyms for favour in the sense of this definition

(favour is a kind of ...) an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others

"he had an inclination to give up too easily" "a tendency to be too strict"

Definition 5: a feeling of favorable regard - [noun denoting feeling]

Synonyms for favour in the sense of this definition

(favour is a kind of ...) a feeling of liking something or someone good

"although she fussed at them, she secretly viewed all her children with approval"

Definition 6: consider as the favorite - [verb of cognition]

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

  • The local team was favored

Synonyms for favour in the sense of this definition

(favour is a kind of ...) deem to be

"She views this quite differently from me" "I consider her to be shallow" "I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do"

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

  • he favors his second daughter

Synonyms for favour in the sense of this definition

(favour is a kind of ...) give a promotion to or assign to a higher position

"John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired" "Women tend not to advance in the major law firms" "I got promoted after many years of hard work"

(... is a kind of favour ) give an advantage to

"This system advantages the rich"

Synonyms for favour in the sense of this definition

(favour is a kind of ...) refrain from harming

Synonyms for favour in the sense of this definition

(favour is a kind of ...) consent to, give permission

"She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband" "I won't let the police search her basement" "I cannot allow you to see your exam"

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