|1.||[ noun ] (psychology) something regarded with special favor or liking|
"that book is one of my favorites"
|2.||[ adjective ] preferred above all others and treated with partiality|
|Synonyms:||favored preferred pet favourite|
"the favored child"
|3.||[ noun ] a special loved one|
|Synonyms:||darling dearie pet deary ducky favourite|
|Related terms:||lover chosen mollycoddle teacher's_pet macushla pet|
|4.||[ adjective ] appealing to the general public|
"a favorite tourist attraction"
|5.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 17357|
|6.||[ noun ] (games) a competitor thought likely to win|