- 1To be replaced by: he stepped down as leader in favour of his rivalMore example sentences
- When they fail that task I vote them out in favour of someone who will try harder.
- 2In support or to the advantage of: members have voted in favour of strike action the judge decided in favour of the defendantMore example sentences
- The union warned of a walkout in the new year if workers vote in favour of strikes.
- Members voted overwhelmingly in favour of annual elections in a recent ballot.
- Many locals and individual unions have voted in favor of a one-day general strike.
More definitions of in favour ofDefinition of in favour of in:
- The US English dictionary