On the record at least, both Cruise and Kidman favored joint custody.
Take Joni Ernst, a GOP darling now favored to be the next senator from Iowa.
His wife, Raisa (and later, First Lady Svetlana Medvedeva), favored the designer and his pieces.
They are favored at both weddings and funerals—beginnings and endings.
If the court verdict had favored Port Said, Cairenes say, the capital's own ultras would have turned Cairo upside down.
Red clover seems to be the clover that is favored by most people.
Maurice favored the creation of a Committee of Public Safety.
I know that every man's early years, particularly those who are the most favored by fortune, have their clouds and dark shadows.
If this is true it would certainly be favored in the competition.
Lancing boils and abscesses with thorns had been his former habit, but he favored a nail for the purpose nowadays.
c.1300, "attractiveness, charm," from Old French favor (13c., Modern French faveur) "favor, approval, partiality," from Latin favorem (nominative favor) "good will, inclination, partiality, support," coined by Cicero from stem of favere "to show kindness to," from PIE *ghow-e- "to honor, revere, worship." Meaning "act of kindness" is from late 14c. Meaning "thing given as a mark of favor" is from 1580s. Phrase in favor of recorded from 1560s.
"to regard with favor, indulge, treat with partiality," mid-14c., from Old French favorer, from favor (see favor (n.)). Related: Favored; favoring.