from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Treated or thought of with great kindness or partiality: the favored child.
- adj. Endowed with special gifts, talents, or advantages.
- adj. Having an appearance of a specified kind. Often used in combination: ill-favored; well-favored.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Alternative form of favoured.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of favor.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Countenanced; aided; regarded with kindness.
- adj. Having a certain favor or appearance; featured
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Featured; looking, etc.: in compounds or phrases: as, a hard-favored man; he is well favored.
- Adorned with a favor; wearing a favor: usually in compounds.
- In organic chemistry, noting that configuration of the atoms or radicals in a compound in which the atoms which have an attraction for each other are brought as close together as possible.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. preferred above all others and treated with partiality
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