favored

  • 1 Favored — Fa vored (f[=a] v[ e]rd), a. 1. Countenanced; aided; regarded with kindness; as, a favored friend. [1913 Webster] 2. Having a certain favor or appearance; featured; as, well favored; hard favored, etc. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 favored — (Amer.) fa·vored || feɪvÉ™d adj. preferred, favorite; having features of a particular kind (i.e. ill favored), (also favoured) favor (Amer.) fa·vor || feɪvÉ™(r) n. kindness; approval; bias, prejudice; preferential treatment; small gift;… …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 3 favored — [fā′vərd] adj. 1. regarded or treated with favor; specif., a) provided with advantages; talented b) specially privileged 2. having (specified) features: often in hyphenated compounds [ill favored] …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 favored — index exempt, popular, preferential, privileged Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 favored — [adj] popular advantaged, best liked, blessed, chosen, elite, fair haired*, lucky, pet*, preferred, privileged, recommended, selected, singled out, sweetheart, well liked; concepts 529,568 Ant. disfavored, unpopular …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 favored — adj. 1) heavily favored 2) favored to + inf. (our team is heavily favored to win) * * * heavily favored favored to + inf. (our team is heavily favored to win) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 7 Favored — Favor Fa vor, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Favored} (f[=a] v[ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Favoring}.] [Written also favour.] [Cf. OF. favorer, favorir. See {Favor}, n.] 1. To regard with kindness; to support; to aid, or to have the disposition to aid, or to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 favored — fa|vored [ feıvərd ] adjective 1. ) preferred or chosen: the president s favored candidate for the position 2. ) a favored place has qualities that make it attractive: The city is making the most of its favored situation and is gaining a… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 9 favored — favoredly, adv. favoredness, n. /fay veuhrd/, adj. 1. regarded or treated with preference or partiality: Her beauty made her the favored child. 2. enjoying special advantages; privileged: to be born into the favored classes. 3. of specified… …

    Universalium

  • 10 -favored — fa|vored «FAY vuhrd», adjective. 1. treated with favor: »Older brothers are forever of the opinion that the younger ones are favored. 2. having special advantages; talented. 3. adorned with or wearing a favor. ╂[< favor + ed1] –fa´vored|y,… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 11 favored — adjective Date: 15th century 1. having an appearance or features of a particular kind < hard favored > 2. endowed with special advantages or gifts 3. providing preferential treatment < favored rates of credit > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 favored — fa•vored [[t]ˈfeɪ vərd[/t]] adj. 1) regarded or treated with preference or partiality: the favored child[/ex] 2) enjoying special advantages; privileged 3) of specified appearance (usu. used in combination): ill favored[/ex] • Etymology:… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 13 favored — adjective preferred above all others and treated with partiality (Freq. 2) the favored child • Syn: ↑favorite, ↑favourite, ↑best loved, ↑pet, ↑preferred, ↑preferent …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14 favored — Synonyms and related words: accepted, acclaimed, admired, admitted, advantaged, advocated, affluent, applauded, approved, auspicious, backed, better, blessed, blessed with luck, chartered, choice, chosen, cried up, excepted, excused, exempt,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 15 favored — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Given special, usually doting treatment: darling, fair haired, favorite, pet1. See TREAT WELL. 2. Being a favorite: favorite, popular, preferred, well liked. See LIKE …

    English dictionary for students

  • 16 favored — fa|vored [ˈfeıvəd US vərd] adj the American spelling of ↑favoured …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 favored — adjective the American spelling of favoured …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 favored — adj 1. preferred, pet, favorite, choice, chosen, selected; recommended, liked, Inf. highly touted. See favorite(def.3). 2. privileged, advantaged, prosperous, well off, affluent; elite, noble, elect, cream of the crop; preeminent, dominant,… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 19 favored — fa·vored …

    English syllables

  • 20 favored — UK [ˈfeɪvə(r)d] / US [ˈfeɪvərd] favoured …

    English dictionary