(noun, adjective, verb)


1. appealing to the general public

- a favorite tourist attraction

Similar word(s): popular, favourite

2. preferred above all others and treated with partiality

- the favored child

Similar word(s): loved, favored, favourite, pet, preferent, preferred

Sentences with favorite as an adjective:

- That is my favorite flavor of ice cream. I'd eat it daily if I could.


1. something regarded with special favor or liking

- that book is one of my favorites

Similar word(s): favourite

Definition categories: thought, choice, pick, selection

2. a special loved one

Similar word(s): darling, dearie, deary, ducky, favourite, pet

Definition categories: person, lover

3. a competitor thought likely to win

Similar word(s): favourite

Definition categories: person, challenger, competition, competitor, contender, rival

Sentences with favorite as a noun:

- The teacher's favorite always went first.

- He's the favorite, he'll probably be elected.


1. (Internet) To bookmark.

2. (Internet) To add to one's list of favorites on a website that allows users to compile such lists.