in someone’s favour - definition and synonyms

phrase
  1. 1
    helping you, or giving you an advantage
    be/work/count/go etc in someone’s favour:

    The delay might actually work in our favour.

  2. 2
    showing who an amount of money written on a cheque should be paid to

    He had tricked her into writing a cheque in his favour.

See also main entry: favour