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favoring


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Favoring  \Fa"vor*ing\,  a. 
  That  favors.  --  {Fa"vor*ing*ly},  adv 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Favor  \Fa"vor\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Favored};  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  wish  success  to  to  be 
  propitious  to  to  countenance;  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  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  favoring 
  adj  :  supporting  a  policy  or  attitude  etc  "an  affirmative 
  argument"  [syn:  {affirmative}] 




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