favor


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Synonyms for favor

an act requiring special generosity

favorable regard

a feeling of deference, approval, and liking

favorable or preferential bias

to perform a service or a courteous act for

to be favorably disposed toward

to show partiality toward (someone)

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to lend supportive approval to

to treat with inordinate gentleness and care

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to be similar to, as in appearance

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an act of gracious kindness

an advantage to the benefit of someone or something

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an inclination to approve

a feeling of favorable regard

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souvenir consisting of a small gift given to a guest at a party

consider as the favorite

treat gently or carefully

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bestow a privilege upon

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At the Prefontaine Classic that year, Favor Hamilton ran 4:00.
The district court ruled in favor of the defendants.
Watkins sued, and the 9th Circuit eventually ruled in his favor.
Together with favors done for relatives, servants and friends, it formed a coherent pattern of behavior that cannot be interpreted as specifically religious or pious, but rather as altruistic.
USING "PERMITTED DISPARITY," PLANs are allowed to have limited discrimination in favor of higher paid employees.
Respondents were also strongly in favor of disclosure of the present value of options in the year of grant (32.
Stamps' own work dovetails with the Clemson team's observation that some father birds favor daughters over sons.
Favor is disrupting the way people rediscover their neighborhood and get the best food, groceries, and supplies delivered.
For Romney, those numbers were flipped: 36 percent said his policies would favor the middle class, compared with 52 percent who said they'd favor the rich and just 2 percent who said Romney's policies would favor the poor, the poll said.
How easy it would be for our legislators to answer the first question by saying that, of course they favor upholding the laws, casting off another sound bite on their unwavering support for law enforcement.
Over-aggressive defense of first-party claims and bad-faith lawsuits can backfire on insurers, leading to verdicts in favor of the plaintiffs.
The Real Estate Board of New York is applauding a recent modification in the commercial rent tax return form, calling it a "important change in favor of tax equity.
DC Fla (6/25/99), a district court once again decided in favor of an employer.
Although most taxpayers also said they would favor replacing the current tax system with a new system, over half opposed replacing the current system with a fiat tax.
The question used was: "Do you favor or oppose allowing students and parents to choose a private school to attend at public expense?