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Favorable meaning in English

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1. favorable, favourable

encouraging or approving or pleasing

Example Sentences:
'a favorable reply'
'he received a favorable rating'
'listened with a favorable ear'
'made a favorable impression'

2. favorable, favourable

(of winds or weather) tending to promote or facilitate

Example Sentences:
'the days were fair and the winds were favorable'

3. favorable, favourable, golden, lucky, prosperous

presaging or likely to bring good luck

Example Sentences:
'a favorable time to ask for a raise'
'lucky stars'
'a prosperous moment to make a decision'

4. favorable, friendly, well-disposed

inclined to help or support; not antagonistic or hostile

Example Sentences:
'a government friendly to our interests'
'an amicable agreement'

5. favorable, favourable

occurring at a convenient or suitable time

Example Sentences:
'an opportune time to receive guests'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of favorable
approving or commending
pleasing or desirable
a favorable impression

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of favorable
1. Advantageous; helpful: favorable winds.
2. Encouraging; propitious: a favorable diagnosis.
3. Manifesting approval; commendatory: a favorable report.
4. Winning approval; pleasing: a favorable impression.
5. Granting what has been desired or requested: a favorable reply.
6. Indulgent or partial: listened with a favorable ear.

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