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.]

How to pronounce favorable?

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    Daniel
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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. Ram Haviv:

    The relationship wasn't too favorable on the part of the British government of that time. But we'd rather now remember the positive aspects for which we are just the same thankful, after the Second World War, the state of Israel was founded on the cornerstones of the British rule in Palestine.

  2. Ugur Ipek:

    It's true you would have to make planes wider, but from the feedback I have got from engineers, this is favorable as it would be the area over the wings anyway and central.

  3. Roy Cooper:

    As much as we want the conditions surrounding COVID-19 to be favorable enough for you to hold the convention you describe in late August, it is very unlikely.

  4. Lim Eul-chul:

    First, it shows his confidence in drawing out a favorable summit outcome. Second, by sharing his moves he is trying to form a support base as he tries to turn North Korea in a new direction, it shows confidence in maintaining his regime as well. This is a leader North Koreans hadn't seen before: broadcasting technicolor video of foreign city lights, and giving hope to people.

  5. Mike Pence:

    Robert Rabon, the chair of the South Carolina Republican Party in Myrtle Beach, told me. Pences speech energized delegates, reached out to independents and presented Trump in a more favorable light than even the candidate usually does. But Pence was also speaking to people in the TV audience who have no affiliation with the Republican Party. I started out in the other party until I heard the voice of the 40th president and I joined the Reagan Revolution.

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