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 Dictionary entry overview: What does favored mean? 

FAVORED (adjective)
  The adjective FAVORED has 3 senses:

1. preferred above all others and treated with partiality
2. blessed with advantages
3. supremely favored or fortunate

  Familiarity information: FAVORED used as an adjective is uncommon.

 Dictionary entry details 

FAVORED (adjective)

Sense 1favored [BACK TO TOP]


Preferred above all others and treated with partiality


best-loved; favored; preferent; pet; preferred; favourite; favorite

Context example:

the favored child


loved (held dear)

Sense 2favored [BACK TO TOP]


Blessed with advantages


advantaged; favored

Context examples:

she is more advantaged than her cousin / born into the favored classes


privileged (blessed with privileges)

Sense 3favored [BACK TO TOP]


Supremely favored or fortunate


fortunate; favored; golden

Context example:

golden lads and girls all must / like chimney sweepers come to dust


blessed; blest (highly favored or fortunate (as e.g. by divine grace))

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