What does favorable mean?

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

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word favorable.

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

  2. Favorable(noun)

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

  3. Favorable(noun)

    beautiful; well-favored

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

How to pronounce favorable?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

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. Pamela Ruegg:

    It's a favorable development.

  2. Chang An-lo:

    The favorable interaction will be broken.

  3. Bob Allen:

    It's cheap money at a favorable interest rate.

  4. Daniel Ang:

    I don't think it'll be favorable for the markets.

  5. Leon Tec:

    A sailor without a destination cannot hope for a favorable wind.

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