Meaning Of favor
Definition Of favor
(often used in polite requests) give someone (something that they want).
please favor me with an answer
an act of kindness beyond what is due or usual.
I've come to ask you a favor
an attitude of approval or liking.
the legislation is viewed with favor
feel or show approval or preference for.
slashing public spending is a policy that few politicians favor
resemble (a parent or relative) in facial features.
she's pretty, and she favors you
Example Of favor
a struggle between competing aides for presidential favor
But no, I don't favor decriminalization.
Catholic and Protestant Newfoundlanders took it as a sign - generally, as a mark of divine favor for the Catholic side.
Doesn't the church's about-face on the death penalty make threats to politicians who favor it seem facile?
Even more it was a mark of divine favor , for the gods, it was believed, worked through the daimones, emissaries and conductors of their will.