Favorite

  • 1 favorite — [ favɔrit ] n. f. • 1690; subst. de favorite adj. fém. (→ favori) ♦ Maîtresse préférée d un roi, d un souverain. Les femmes « ne perdirent jamais leur empire en France, soit comme reines, soit comme favorites » (Nerval). ● favorite nom féminin… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Favorite — steht für: Schloss Favorite, verschiedene Schlösser La Favorite (Q 195), ein französisches U Boot der L’Aurore Klasse La Favorite, der Originalname der Oper Die Favoritin von Gaetano Donizetti Favorite (Rapper), ein deutscher Rapper Ruder Club… …

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  • 3 Favorite — Fa vor*ite, a. Regarded with particular affection, esteem, or preference; as, a favorite walk; a favorite child. His favorite argument. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Favorite — Fa vor*ite, n. [OF. favorit favored, F. favori, fem. favorite, p. p. of OF. favorir, cf. It. favorito, frm. favorita, fr. favorire to favor. See {Favor}.] 1. A person or thing regarded with peculiar favor; one treated with partiality; one… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Favorite — Favorite, 1) (Alte F.), Lustschloß in der Leopoldstadt bei Wien; 1683 von den Türken zerstört; dabei der Augarten; 2) (Neue F.), Lustschloß auf der Wieden bei Wien, jetzt Theresianische Ritterakademie; 3) Lustschloß des Großherzogs von Baden bei… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 6 favorite — [adj] preferred admired, adored, beloved, best loved, cherished, choice, darling, dear, dearest, desired, especial, esteemed, favored, intimate, liked, main, number one*, personal, pet*, pleasant, popular, precious, prized, revered, sweetheart*,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 favorite — index best, popular, preferable, preference (choice), preferred (favored) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 Favorite —   [ t], Name mehrerer fürstlicher Schlösser des 18. Jahrhunderts, u. a. Schloss bei Rastatt (1710 12), ehemalige Sommerresidenz der Markgräfinwitwe Sibylla Augusta; Lustschloss (1718 23) in Ludwigsburg …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 9 favorite — (n.) 1580s, from M.Fr. favorit, perhaps via It. favorito, pp. of favorire, from favore, from L. favorem (see FAVOR (Cf. favor) (n.)). In racing, attested from 1813. As an adjective, by 1711 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 favorite — n sycophant, toady, lickspittle, *parasite, bootlicker, hanger on, leech, sponge, sponger …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 11 favorite — [fā′vər it] n. [MFr < It favorito, pp. of favorire, to favor < favore < L favor, FAVOR] 1. a person or thing regarded with special liking, or more highly than others; specif., a person liked very much and granted special privileges as by …

    English World dictionary

  • 12 favorite — fa|vor|ite1 [ feıv(ə)rıt ] adjective only before noun ** your favorite person or thing of a particular type is the one you like the best: His favorite pastimes were hunting and golf. Stephen King is one of my favorite writers. least/most favorite …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 Favorite — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Favorite >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 favorite favorite pet cosset minion idol jewel spoiled child enfant gatΓ Sgm: N 1 led captain led captain Sgm: N 1 crony crony Sgm …

    English dictionary for students

  • 14 favorite — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. darling, pet; idol, hero, jewel; apple of one s eye; choice, preference; spoiled child or darling; teacher s pet, fair or white haired boy (all inf.). adj. dear est; beloved, preferred, choice.See… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 15 favorite — 1. adjective his favorite aunt Syn: best loved, most liked, favored, dearest; preferred, chosen, choice 2. noun 1) Brutus was Caesar s favorite Syn: (first) choice, pick, preference, pet, darling …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 16 favorite —   Punahele, milimili. Also: hiwahiwa, maka, hulu manu. Royal favorite, hulu ali i, hiwa lani. Favorite child, hiwa lani. Favorite grandchild, mo opuna i ke alo. To make or treat as a favorite, ho opunahele, ho ohiwahiwa, mililani, mailani, ho… …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 17 Favorite — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Une favorite est le féminin de favori, personne étant proche d’un souverain. C’est également souvent la maîtresse du souverain. Le terme peut également… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 18 favorite — 1. adjective /ˈfeɪ̯v.ɹɪt/ Preferred. That is my favorite flavor of ice cream, Id eat it daily if I could. 2. noun /ˈfeɪ̯v.ɹɪt/ a) Preferred one, one with special favor The teachers favorite always went first. b) Expected or most pro …

    Wiktionary

  • 19 favorite — /fay veuhr it, fayv rit/, n. 1. a person or thing regarded with special favor or preference: That song is an old favorite of mine. 2. Sports. a competitor considered likely to win. 3. a person or thing popular with the public. 4. a person treated …

    Universalium

  • 20 favorite — n. a heavy, strong favorite * * * strong favorite a heavy …

    Combinatory dictionary


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