Definitions for favorableˈfeɪ vər ə bəl, ˈfeɪv rə-

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. favorable, favourable(adj)

    encouraging or approving or pleasing

    "a favorable reply"; "he received a favorable rating"; "listened with a favorable ear"; "made a favorable impression"

  2. favorable, favourable(adj)

    (of winds or weather) tending to promote or facilitate

    "the days were fair and the winds were favorable"

  3. golden, favorable, favourable, lucky, prosperous(adj)

    presaging or likely to bring good luck

    "a favorable time to ask for a raise"; "lucky stars"; "a prosperous moment to make a decision"

  4. friendly, favorable, well-disposed(adj)

    inclined to help or support; not antagonistic or hostile

    "a government friendly to our interests"; "an amicable agreement"

  5. favorable, favourable(adj)

    occurring at a convenient or suitable time

    "an opportune time to receive guests"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. favorable(Adjective)

    pleasing, encouraging or approving

    The candidate wearing the business suite made a favorable impression.

  2. favorable(Adjective)

    useful or helpful

    We made quick progress, due to favorable winds.

  3. favorable(Adjective)

    convenient or at a suitable time; opportune

    The rain stopped at a favourable time for our tennis match.

  4. favorable(Adjective)

    auspicious or lucky

    She says that she was born under a favorable star.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Favorable(noun)

    full of favor; favoring; manifesting partiality; kind; propitious; friendly

  2. Favorable(noun)

    conducive; contributing; tending to promote or facilitate; advantageous; convenient

  3. Favorable(noun)

    beautiful; well-favored

  4. Origin: [F. favorable, L. favorabilis favored, popular, pleasing, fr. favor. See Favor, n.]

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