What does favorable mean?

Definitions for favorable
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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How to say favorable in sign language?

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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. Charlie Ripley:

    We still have an unemployment rate at 3.7% and wages are increasing at a decent clip, beyond that we had favorable comments from Powell, which helped alleviate investor concern.

  2. Yang Changhua:

    The comparison between Shanghai and London prices provided more favorable conditions for copper imports.

  3. Reza Marashi:

    In this campaign Rouhani and his coalition have been saying that the nuclear deal was the first step to economic and political dignity, and that these elections were the next step, if the election is favorable to Rouhani, it becomes his responsibility to fulfill campaign promises.

  4. David Zweig:

    One might have assumed that the inflow of mainland money and companies and people here, and the favorable economic policies of the mainland should have increased emotional integration rather than just economic integration but it hasn’t, for the rich people here, the heart has followed the dollar but for the middle class and for students it hasn’t.

  5. Brad Udall:

    The science is crystal clear — we must reduce greenhouse gas emissions immediately, we now have the technologies, the policies and favorable economics to accomplish greenhouse gas reductions. What we lack is the will.

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