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ˈfeɪ vər ə bəl, ˈfeɪv rə-fa·vor·able

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  1. Favorable(noun)

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

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

  2. Favorable(noun)

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

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

  3. Favorable(noun)

    beautiful; well-favored

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

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  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of favorable in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of favorable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of favorable in a Sentence

  1. Mark Regev:

    The overwhelming majority of the American people stand with Israel, support Israel, are favorable towards Israel.

  2. Phin Ziebell:

    The science projections do not point to Australia's climate getting any more favorable.

  3. Millan Mulraine:

    The healthy rise in manufacturing sector production is a welcome sign that the headwinds to this sector are beginning to ease, the outlook for the industrial sector is becoming incrementally more favorable.

  4. Beth Gamel:

    If you can start talking in those terms to someone looking to borrow, the borrower will see this as a business arrangement at extremely favorable rates.

  5. David Dollar:

    The working aged population has peaked and is now declining and retirees are growing rapidly, so the ratio of workers to retirees is becoming less favorable. But the ratio is still greater than 1.

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