Given special, usually doting treatment
Being a favorite
She favored him with a bright smile.
Gerald walked into the room and favored Alex with a wry smile.
Surely the gods of chance have favored my brilliance!
If Japan was eminently fortunate in the men who directed her political career at that time, she was equally favored in those that presided over her literary culture.
The remedial measures which he favored failed; and the rising of Ket in Norfolk and others less important in nearly all the counties of England, made Somersets position impossible.