favor [fey-ver] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||verb|
|Definition:||pamper, reward; help|
|Synonyms:||abet, accommodate, advance, aid, assist, be partial to, befriend, do a kindness, do right by, esteem, facilitate, further, gratify, humor, indulge, make exception, oblige, play favorites, promote, pull strings, show consideration, side with, smile upon, spare, spoil, treat well, value|
|Antonyms:||hinder, hurt, thwart|
|Category:||2. Moral sentiments|
respect, regard, consideration; courtesy; attention, deference, reverence, honor, esteem, estimation, veneration, admiration; approbation., homage, fealty, obeisance, genuflection, kneeling, prostration; obsequiousness; salaam, kowtow, bow, presenting arms, salute., respects, regards, duty, devoirs., devotion (piety).
respect, regard; revere, reverence; hold in reverence, honor, venerate, hallow; esteem (approve of); think much of; entertain respect for, bear respect for; look up to, defer to; have a high opinion of, hold a high opinion of; pay attention, pay respect to; do honor to, render honor to; do the honors, hail; show courtesy; salute, present arms; do homage to, pay homage to; pay tribute to, kneel to, bow to, bend the knee to; fall down before, prostrate oneself, kiss the hem of one's garment; worship., keep one's distance, make room, observe due decorum, stand upon ceremony., command respect, inspire respect; awe, impose, overawe, dazzle.
respecting; respectful, deferential, decorous, reverential, obsequious, ceremoniuous, bareheaded, cap in hand, on one's knees; prostrate (servile)., respected; in high esteem, in high estimation; time-honored, venerable, emeritus.
in deference to; with all respect, with due respect, with the highest respect; with submission., saving your grace, saving your presence; salva sit reverentia; pace tanti nominis.
"and pluck up drowned honor by the locks" [Henry IV]; "his honor rooted in dishonor stood" [Tennyson]; "honor pricks me on" [Henry IV].
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