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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fa·vor, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Favored p. pr. & vb. n. Favoring.]
 1. To regard with kindness; to support; to aid, or to have the disposition to aid, or to wish success to; to be propitious to; to treat with consideration or tenderness; to show partiality or unfair bias towards.
    O happy youth! and favored of the skies.   --Pope.
    He that favoreth Joab, . . . let him go after Joab.   --2 Sam. xx. 11.
    [The painter] has favored her squint admirably.   --Swift.
 2. To afford advantages for success to; to facilitate; as, a weak place favored the entrance of the enemy.
 3. To resemble in features; to have the aspect or looks of; as, the child favors his father.
    The porter owned that the gentleman favored his master.   --Spectator.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fa·vored a.
 1. Countenanced; aided; regarded with kindness; as, a favored friend.
 2. Having a certain favor or appearance; featured; as, well-favored; hard-favored, etc.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: preferred above all others and treated with partiality; "the
             favored child" [syn: favorite(a), favourite(a), pet,
      2: blessed with advantages; "she is more advantaged than her
         cousin"; "born into the favored classes" [syn: advantaged]
      3: supremely favored or fortunate; "golden lads and girls all
         must / like chimney sweepers come to dust" [syn: fortunate,