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, 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.

ChatGPT

  1. favorable

    Favorable refers to something advantageous, beneficial, or marked by approval, support or liking. It often indicates conditions or circumstances that increase the chances of success or effectiveness.

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. Hao Hong:

    I believe that the leading Chinese tech companies will return because of better valuation, and favorable policies.

  2. Mohamed Nawab Mohamed Osman:

    I think right now, it looks more favorable to BN, as they are able to pull in most of east Malaysia.

  3. Matt Elliott:

    This year, the persistent weather pattern that has been generally unfavorable for severe storms in the Plains has been more favorable for the Southeast.

  4. Mike Shiao:

    Following the correction in 2018, we believe risk-reward has turned exceptionally favorable for Chinese equities.

  5. Matthew Pointon:

    There is every reason to expect that the demand for homes will grind higher in the coming months. While interest rates are set to rise, so are incomes, and that will keep housing affordability historically favorable.

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