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Definitions for favorable
ˈfeɪ vər ə bəl, ˈfeɪv rə-fa·vor·able

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. favorable, favourableadjective

    encouraging or approving or pleasing

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

  2. favorable, favourableadjective

    (of winds or weather) tending to promote or facilitate

    "the days were fair and the winds were favorable"

  3. golden, favorable, favourable, lucky, prosperousadjective

    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-disposedadjective

    inclined to help or support; not antagonistic or hostile

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

  5. favorable, favourableadjective

    occurring at a convenient or suitable time

    "an opportune time to receive guests"

Wiktionary

  1. favorableadjective

    pleasing, encouraging or approving

    The candidate wearing the business suite made a favorable impression.

  2. favorableadjective

    useful or helpful

    We made quick progress, due to favorable winds.

  3. favorableadjective

    convenient or at a suitable time; opportune

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

  4. favorableadjective

    auspicious or lucky

    She says that she was born under a favorable star.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Favorablenoun

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

  2. Favorablenoun

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

  3. Favorablenoun

    beautiful; well-favored

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

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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. Richard Ji:

    Uber faces an uphill task in Uber China especially since Didi Chuxing is multiple times larger by transaction value and city coverage, this will lead to favorable outcomes for both companies. The biggest benefit is cost savings, they no longer have to give out subsidies to drivers and passengers. It will give pricing power as the new entity will become the dominant player. That means profitability will come sooner than later.

  2. The NHC:

    Environmental conditions all seem to be favorable for the storm to gain strength during the next several days, nearly all of the models respond by showing steady strengthening during the next several days, and so does the official forecast.

  3. Thomas Rohback:

    The fact that Bayer lost this trial despite it being set up in the most favorable way for them is a huge setback.

  4. Millan Mulraine:

    It suggests that the U.S. housing market recovery is back on track after the missteps earlier this year. We expect this upbeat tone in the housing recovery to continue as the favorable domestic fundamentals begin to reassert themselves.

  5. Ricky Sandler:

    It is clear to us that TKWY's offer of a 15% premium to JE's closing price on July 26 is highly opportunistic, the proposed financial terms are far too favorable to TKWY shareholders and far too unfavorable to JE shareholders. Accordingly, we intend to vote against this arrangement.

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