1 supporting a person or something such as an idea or a proposal
All those in favor of the motion, please raise your hands.
The document outlines the arguments in favor of the proposal.
be all in favor of someone/something: I am all in favor of trying to find ways to save money, but we have to maintain certain standards of quality.
vote in favor of something: Last night people voted in favor of the recycling plan.
find/decide/rule in favor of someone: The court ruled in Mrs. Adams’ favor.
come out in favor of someone/something (=decide to support them): They have come out very strongly in favor of the proposed merger.
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