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English noun: favour

1. favour (feeling) a feeling of favorable regard


Synonymsfavor


Broader (hypernym)approval

2. favour (cognition) an inclination to approve


SamplesThat style is in favor this season.


Synonymsfavor


Broader (hypernym)disposition, inclination, tendency

3. favour (attribute) an advantage to the benefit of someone or something


SamplesThe outcome was in his favor.


Synonymsfavor


Broader (hypernym)advantage, vantage

4. favour (artifact) souvenir consisting of a small gift given to a guest at a party


Synonymsfavor, party favor, party favour


Broader (hypernym)keepsake, relic, souvenir, token


Narrower (hyponym)cracker, cracker bonbon, snapper

5. favour (act) an act of gracious kindness


Synonymsfavor


Broader (hypernym)benignity, kindness


Narrower (hyponym)good turn, turn


English verb: favour

1. favour (social) treat gently or carefully


Synonymsfavor


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)save, spare

2. favour (social) bestow a privilege upon


ExamplesThey favour him to write the letter


Synonymsfavor, privilege


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)allow, countenance, let, permit

3. favour (social) promote over another


SamplesHe favors his second daughter.


ExamplesSam cannot favour Sue , The chefs favour the vegetables


Synonymsfavor, prefer


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)advance, elevate, kick upstairs, promote, raise, upgrade


Narrower (hyponym)advantage

4. favour (cognition) consider as the favorite


SamplesThe local team was favored.


Synonymsfavor


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)consider, reckon, regard, see, view









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