Definitions of favor

  1. To regard with good will; befriend; resemble in features; spare. Also, favour.
  2. To regard with good will; to be on the side of; to treat indulgently; to afford advantage to.
  3. To be well disposed to; treat with indulgence; afford advantage to.
  4. To treat with favor; befriend; promote.
  5. To look like.
  6. treat gently or carefully
  7. consider as the favorite; " The local team was favored"
  8. souvenir consisting of a small gift given to a guest at a party
  9. a feeling of favorable regard
  10. promote over another; " he favors his second daughter"
  11. Kind regard; propitious aspect; countenance; friendly disposition; kindness; good will.
  12. The act of countenancing, or the condition of being countenanced, or regarded propitiously; support; promotion; befriending.
  13. A kind act or office; kindness done or granted; benevolence shown by word or deed; an act of grace or good will, as distinct from justice or remuneration.
  14. Mildness or mitigation of punishment; lenity.
  15. The object of regard; person or thing favored.
  16. A gift or represent; something bestowed as an evidence of good will; a token of love; a knot of ribbons; something worn as a token of affection; as, a marriage favor is a bunch or knot of white ribbons or white flowers worn at a wedding.
  17. Appearance; look; countenance; face.
  18. Partiality; bias.
  19. Love locks.
  20. To regard with kindness; to support; to aid, or to have the disposition to aid, or to wish success to; to be propitious to; to countenance; to treat with consideration or tenderness; to show partiality or unfair bias towards.
  21. To afford advantages for success to; to facilitate; as, a weak place favored the entrance of the enemy.
  22. A letter or epistle; - so called in civility or compliment; as, your favor of yesterday is received.
  23. Kindness; support; patronage; good will; partiality; a love token.
  24. A regarding kindly; countenance; good- will; a kind deed; an act of grace or lenity; a knot of white ribbons worn at a wedding.
  25. Kind regard; good will; act of kindness.
  26. Kind feeling; a kind and helpful act; a token; a letter.
  27. Aspect; looks; beauty.