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ˈfeɪ vərdfa·vored

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. favored

    A man is successful in any case if he achieves or gains what he seeks; he is known as a successful man if he has achieved or gained worthy objects of endeavor; he is fortunate or lucky if advantages have come to him without or beyond his direct planning or achieving. Lucky is the more common and colloquial, fortunate the more elegant word; fortunate is more naturally applied to the graver matters, as we speak of the fortunate, rather than the lucky, issue of a great battle; lucky more strongly emphasizes the element of chance, as when we speak of a lucky hit, a lucky guess, or of one as "born under a lucky star." Favored is used in a religious sense, implying that one is the object of divine favor. Happy, in this connection, signifies possessed of the means of happiness. One is said to be happy or prosperous whether his prosperity be the result of fortune or of achievement; prospered rather denotes the action of a superintending Providence.

    Synonyms:
    fortunate, happy, lucky, prospered, prosperous, successful

    Antonyms:
    broken, crushed, fallen, ill-starred, miserable, unfortunate, unhappy, unlucky, woful, wretched

Princeton's WordNet

  1. favored, favorite(a), favourite(a), best-loved, pet, preferred, preferentadjective

    preferred above all others and treated with partiality

    "the favored child"

    Antonyms:
    unloved

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "favored":

    favoured, supported, advantaged, favorite, fostered, preferred

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1311favorite
#1897successful
#2072supported
#3735preferred
#4797lucky
#13484fortunate
#17566favored
#21540prosperous
#26103favoured
#33151fostered
#60663prospered
#68066advantaged

How to use favored in a sentence?

  1. Nicholas Wade:

    Right from the beginning, public perception favored lab escape, that perception was very much shaped by a letter that appeared in The Lancet and derided lab escape as a conspiracy theory and said that lab escape was the way this virus had emerged and we should stand shoulder to shoulder with our Chinese colleagues on the forefront of fighting the disease.

  2. Donald Trump:

    She was favored to win, and she got schlonged. She lost.

  3. Laurie Kramer:

    Every family member has a different perspective on who was favored and why. As adults, I see this as a great opportunity for people just to bluntly talk about what they remember from that time and what they felt.

  4. Foreign Minister Charlie Flanagan:

    We believe we have an obligation to speak out and a duty to speak out, should we be favored with re-election, that will become intensified in terms of people here who will be voting, we will encourage them to become registered and become involved in the debate.

  5. Todd Rosenbluth:

    There's been stronger economic data, combined with disappointing earnings from consumer discretionary companies in the past week, investors have favored the safety of bond mutual funds over U.S. equity ones amid uncertainty.

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