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Definition of "favors" []

  • An approving attitude; good will (noun)
  • An act performed out of good will, generosity, or mercy (noun)
  • Prejudice and partiality; favouritism (noun)
  • A condition of being regarded with approval or good will (esp in the phrases in favour, out of favour) (noun)
  • Leave; permission (noun)
  • A token of love, goodwill, etc (noun)
  • A small gift or toy given to a guest at a party (noun)
  • A badge or ribbon worn or given to indicate loyalty, often bestowed on a knight by a lady (noun)
  • A communication, esp a business letter (noun)
  • Appearance (noun)
  • To regard with especial kindness or approval (verb)
  • To treat with partiality or favouritism (verb)
  • To support; advocate (verb)
  • To perform a favour for; oblige (verb)
  • To help; facilitate (verb)
  • To resemble (verb)
  • To wear habitually (verb)
  • To treat gingerly or with tenderness; spare (verb)
  • Plural form of favor. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of favor. (verb)

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Use "favors" in a sentence
  • "After all, Connecticut is largely a rural shithole outside of the New York Suburbs — and those suburbs would be looking like Detroit without $24 Trillion in favors from the White House."
  • "Culinary critic Jonathan Meades said the term "favors segregation over inspiration," while Hardeep Singh Kohli, the comedian and food writer, retorted "Food defines who we are."
  • "Wednesday's ride covers 119 miles from Vatan to Saint-Fargeau and again favors sprinters."