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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fey-ver-it, feyv-rit]
    • /ˈfeɪ vər ɪt, ˈfeɪv rɪt/
    • /ˈfeɪ.vər.ɪt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fey-ver-it, feyv-rit]
    • /ˈfeɪ vər ɪt, ˈfeɪv rɪt/

Definitions of favorites word

  • noun favorites a person or thing regarded with special favor or preference: That song is an old favorite of mine. 1
  • noun favorites Sports. a competitor considered likely to win. 1
  • noun favorites a person or thing popular with the public. 1
  • noun favorites a person treated with special or undue favor by a king, official, etc.: favorites at the court. 1
  • noun favorites Digital Technology. bookmark (def 3a). 1
  • adjective favorites regarded with particular favor or preference: a favorite child. 1

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Origin of favorites

First appearance:

before 1575
One of the 34% oldest English words
1575-85; < Middle French < Italian favorito, past participle of favorire to favor. See favor, -ite2

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Parts of speech for Favorites


favorites popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 85% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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Synonyms for favorites

adjective favorites

  • mains — a river in central and W Germany, flowing W from the Bohemian Forest in N Bavaria into the Rhine at Mainz. 305 miles (490 km) long.
  • choices — an act or instance of choosing; selection: Her choice of a computer was made after months of research. His parents were not happy with his choice of friends.
  • darlings — Plural form of darling.
  • dears — beloved or loved: a dear friend.
  • intimates — associated in close personal relations: an intimate friend.

noun favorites

  • ideals — a conception of something in its perfection.
  • faves — Plural form of fave.

Antonyms for favorites

noun favorites

  • dislikes — Third-person singular simple present indicative form of dislike.

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