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English word favor comes from Latin favor (Good will, inclination, partiality, favor. Support.).

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Favor detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
favor Latin (lat) Good will, inclination, partiality, favor. Support.
favor Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
favour Anglo-Norman (xno)
faver Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
favor English (eng) (archaic) A letter, a written communication.. (legal) Partiality; bias.. (obsolete) Appearance; look; countenance; face.. (obsolete, in the plural) Lovelocks.. A kind or helpful deed; an instance of voluntarily assisting (someone).. A small gift; a party favor.. Goodwill; benevolent regard.. Mildness or mitigation of punishment; lenity.. The object of regard; person or thing favoured. (in, [...]

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