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1. favor

verb. ['ˈfeɪvɝ'] promote over another.

Synonyms

  • advantage
  • upgrade
  • elevate
  • favour
  • promote
  • prefer
  • kick upstairs
  • advance

Antonyms

  • disadvantage
  • recede
  • stay in place
  • retreat

Etymology

  • favour (Anglo-Norman)

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  • craver
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  • waver
  • waiver
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  • savr
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  • savir
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Example sentences of the word curry-favor


1. Noun Phrase
Marketing managers curry favor with customers, ensuring that they enjoy their stay and return.

2. Noun Phrase
Some groups attempted to curry favor with the colonizers by converting to Christianity and renouncing their traditional beliefs.

3. Noun Phrase
The immigrants, hoping to curry favor with the king, named the town after her.

2. favor

noun. ['ˈfeɪvɝ'] an act of gracious kindness.

Synonyms

  • kindness
  • turn
  • favour
  • benignity

Antonyms

  • maximum
  • bore
  • fall
  • lower

Etymology

  • favour (Anglo-Norman)

3. favor

verb. ['ˈfeɪvɝ'] consider as the favorite.

Synonyms

  • see
  • consider
  • regard
  • view
  • favour

Antonyms

  • software
  • criticize
  • stay
  • dislike

Etymology

  • favour (Anglo-Norman)

4. favor

noun. ['ˈfeɪvɝ'] an advantage to the benefit of someone or something.

Synonyms

  • favour
  • vantage

Antonyms

  • worsen
  • discharge
  • begin

Etymology

  • favour (Anglo-Norman)

5. favor

noun. ['ˈfeɪvɝ'] an inclination to approve.

Synonyms

  • disposition
  • favour
  • inclination

Antonyms

  • liability
  • unfavorableness
  • inexpedience
  • inexpediency

Etymology

  • favour (Anglo-Norman)

6. favor

verb. ['ˈfeɪvɝ'] bestow a privilege upon.

Synonyms

  • permit
  • favour
  • countenance
  • allow
  • privilege

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • fall back
  • regress
  • wane

Etymology

  • favour (Anglo-Norman)

7. favor

verb. ['ˈfeɪvɝ'] treat gently or carefully.

Synonyms

  • save
  • spare

Antonyms

  • middle
  • late
  • borrow

Etymology

  • favour (Anglo-Norman)

8. curry

verb. ['ˈkʌri, ˈkɝːi'] give a neat appearance to.

Synonyms

  • fancify
  • coif
  • groom
  • embellish
  • coiffe
  • prettify
  • coiffure
  • dress
  • arrange
  • do
  • beautify

Antonyms

  • depressurise
  • pressurise
  • depressurize
  • desynchronize

Etymology

  • currayen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • கறி (Tamil)

9. curry

verb. ['ˈkʌri, ˈkɝːi'] season with a mixture of spices; typical of Indian cooking.

Synonyms

  • flavor
  • flavour

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • rise
  • moving

Etymology

  • currayen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • கறி (Tamil)

10. curry

noun. ['ˈkʌri, ˈkɝːi'] (East Indian cookery) a pungent dish of vegetables or meats flavored with curry powder and usually eaten with rice.

Synonyms

  • dish

Antonyms

  • deglycerolize
  • pressurize

Etymology

  • currayen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • கறி (Tamil)
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